Poland: “Free the Warsaw Three” — Fanzine about the anarchists arrested in Warsaw [en]

Three anarchists were arrested by police in Warsaw, Poland, with the accusation of arson attempt on a police vehicle. They will be held in custody 6 months, waiting for trial, and they face up to 8 years of prison. The comrades denied being involved; one of them was seriously beaten by cops.
The accusations are: possession of explosives and the intention to use them by setting police car on fire. They are called terrorists by police and media, despite the fact that the arson didn’t actually take place. This accusations are quite serious — they face from 6 months to 8 years of jail. First hearings of the accused took place at District Prosecutor’s Office on 24th may. Marks of tortures were visible on their bodies. On 25th may, during prosecution session at district court, prosecution decided to hold them in custody for three months (on 18 th august that was prolonged to 6 months).
Since the beggining, each of the three is detained in isolation, they had denied the right to communicate with relatives and during the first week of detention none of them had access to a lawyer.
Mass media in the service of the state reproduce authorities propaganda. Witch-hunt begun, creating mass hysteria and the image of the country threaten by terrorism. By doing this, the authorities and their collaborators are trying to justify the implementation of the new so called anti-terrorism law. Significantly, just before the entry into force of the Act on 10th june, on 23rd may and 30th may in several Polish cities a series of false bomb alarms took place, leading to evacuation of sites such as the editorial office of the press and television, shopping mall and banks.
The wave of repression against the anarchist movement is