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from LIBERTAD A TODXS LOS PRESXS
The ongoing political trial against the 5 comrades is a historical trial and unprecedented in recent times, where ideas, positions, forms of living, writings, posters and friendship relations are brought to court.
Discussions extends over the nonexistent links between comrades and the bombings or financing, or go straight ahead to making direct and only reference to texts, posters, zines, books, thoughts and writings. A political trial where in the end the judgment is not even on the 5 that are in the bench of the accused, but an entire antiauthoritarian, libertarian or anarchist environment. Where any sentence added to the long years in prison for the comrades, would be a dangerous precedent for the struggle, being that any radical critique to power would be associated directly with a direct participation in placing explosive devices, without any logic, without any rational sense the door will be left open so that a poster in memory of fallen comrades, a critique of the church or the very existence of God, internationalist beside speculations and sentencing for direct actions. That is why the importance and relevance of this trial for all comrades and not only for the defendants.
This would be a perfect trial for illegal possession of ideas and storage of critiques.
But the trial follows its pace and is plagued of police contradictions, including one of the highlights where a police officer says he requested to raid the squatted social center and library Sacco y Vanzetti on May 22, 2009 (after the death of Mauricio), while there is no written record of that, because it simply did not happen. He’s looking to fit his investigative thesis and with lies is trying to make sense of its supposed conclusions.
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