Uruguay: Incendiary attack on Argentine consulate in Montevideo

In the early hours of April 11th, 2014, we attacked the consulate of Argentina in Montevideo with Molotov cocktails. We claim responsibility for this action in response to the eviction of the Biblioteca “Los libros de la esquina” (“Books around the corner” Library), which occurred in the morning of April 9th in the [...]

Germany: Hambach Forest occupation evicted a third time – Reoccupation scheduled for April 26th

After the crackdown on the third occupation in the Hambach Forest, activists are determined to reoccupy the Hambach Forest on April 26th, 2014. On that day, a demonstration will start at 2pm at the train station in Buir (near Cologne).

New courage despite eviction and repression

The Hambach Forest occupation was evicted. Using [...]

Galicia: Cops evicted a squat in A Coruña

On March 25th, 2014, a huge contingent of police force evicted the Palavea squatted social centre in the city of A Coruña, northern Spain. Dozens of anti-riot police vans, backed by vehicles of the Civil Guard, assaulted the building at 7.30am, giving an end to three years of self-management, commitment and rebellion. During the operation [...]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Prosecuted comrades of Delta squat acquitted in court

Demonstrators carrying an anarchist banner in Patras (Greece, 21.1.2014) that reads “Solidarity with the prosecuted squatters from Delta (Thessaloniki)”

On January 21st, 2014, comrades arrested during the eviction of Delta squat in Thessaloniki underwent a second trial on charges of disturbing domestic peace and causing aggravated damages of 3.5 million euros. All [...]

Athens: Banner-action at Villa Amalias on December 19, 2013

The banner reads: “Our dreams will become your nightmares. Empty homes belong to us. Villa Amalias”

Below is a text by the Villa Amalias collective.

Villa is here. It still stands at the full height of those who gave rise to the squat for 22 consecutive years, the thousands of individuals who visited the building [...]

Notre-Dame-des-Landes, France: First anniversary of evictions in the ZAD

October 14–20, 2013: Decentralized action week

Saturday, October 19, 2013 Demonstration at 14.00, starting from Place Bretagne (Brittany Square) in the city of Nantes Benefit gig by 19.00, in La Wardine at the ZAD

More info: zad.nadir.org

Thessaloniki, Greece: Update on the arrestees of Orfanotrofio squat

On Sunday morning, September 29th there was a solidarity gathering at Thessaloniki courts, where the 30 arrestees from the attempted reoccupation of Orfanotrofio squat were brought before prosecutor. They were charged with disturbing the domestic peace, and illegal occupation of public land (the latter accusation is based on a royal decree).

All comrades have been [...]

Thessaloniki, Greece: The Orfanotrofio was resquatted and reevicted; mass detentions

(footage from corporate media: 1, 2, 3, 4)

On Saturday morning, September 28th, 2013 a group of comrades reoccupied the evicted Orfanotrofio squat in the district of Toumba, Thessaloniki. Shortly afterwards, they released a collective communiqué about their action, and went out on the rooftop of the building unfolding a banner reading “RESQUATTED.” In [...]

Patras, Greece: Motorized demo in solidarity with squats on September 17

On September 17, approximately 120 comrades (30 motorcycles and 15 cars) participated in a motor demonstration in the city of Patras, in solidarity with squats under attack. The demo started from Panachaiki Square, moved through central streets, passed from the Psila Alonia district (theatre of clashes between antifascists and Goldendawners over the last months), [...]

Greece: Keli squat, which was evicted in July, re-squatted in Igoumenitsa

“The Rebels Are Right! Solidarity with All Squats! –Keli squat, against the State, fascists and musclemen”

On September 3, the Keli (Cell of Freedom) squat was reoccupied.* This was our short response to the ongoing state repression against anarchists and squatters.

As we have already said, the fight goes on and will continue.

In [...]

Greece: Cops evicted the Orfanotrofio squat in Thessaloniki

In the morning hours of September 2nd, 2013 the Greek police conducted another anti-squatting operation, this time against the Orfanotrofio squat, a former orphanage in the district of Toumba, Thessaloniki.

Seven squatters were arrested inside the building and charged with violating the law regarding occupation of public buildings, as well as weapon possession [...]

Greece: Attack on private resort of the Epirus prefect at Ioannina

ANTIVIOSI SQUAT WILL STAY

Yesterday night, 30/8, we visited uninvited the private resort that the family of Epirus regional governor, Alekos Kachrimanis, maintains at the city of Ioannina. There occurred a feast for the celebration of his name day. We couldn’t have missed the chance to be there to wish happy name day to [...]

Ioannina, Greece: Antiviosi squat evicted

Yet another antiauthoritarian space has been sealed off by the Greek State.

On Thursday, August 29th, at 7am, heavy police forces and fire brigade officers evicted the Antiviosi squat in the city of Ioannina, in the presence of a prosecutor. There was no one inside the squat. Cops, however, were confronted by nearly 60 solidarians [...]

Cardiff, Wales: Solidarity with squats in Patras, and raided houses in Berlin

Click image to read the communiqué by the Antagonistic Collective Against Boredom (ACAB).

translation in Greek here

Bielefeld, Germany: Banner drop in solidarity with the evicted squats in Patras

Comrades,

We heard about the eviction of the squats in Patras/Greece. So we put up a banner on the local autonomous centre to show our solidarity and inform the people here.

The banner reads: “Squats Parartima, Maragopouleio, Steki at TEI evicted in Patras. Fight back the state attacks! Freedom for all!”.

Keep on fighting!

[...]

Komotini, Northern Greece: Action in solidarity with imprisoned anarchists and squats under attack

Late in the evening of August 9th, comrades from the anarchist hangout Utopia A.D. put up a banner at the central square of Komotini that reads: “The State is the only terrorist. On July 11th, cops raided the anarchist hangout Nadir (in Thessaloniki). On August 5th, squats in Patras were evicted. Solidarity [...]

Athens: Banners in solidarity to the three squatted spaces of Patras

On Friday morning, August 9th, comrades performed an intervention of solidarity to the Parartima and Maragopouleio squats and the Self-managed Hangout of TEI in Patras that were stormed by state forces in the early hours of August 5th.

During the intervention, banners were placed at the entrance to the archaeological site of Acropolis, disrupting [...]

Greece: Crackdown against three squatted spaces in the port city of Patras

On August 5th, 2013, at about 6.30am, uniformed and plainclothes cops raided and evicted three squatted spaces in Patras, namely Parartima squat on the corner of Corinthou and Aratou streets, Maragopouleio squat on Gounari street, and the Self-managed Hangout inside the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Patras. All three squatted [...]

Netherlands: Thunderdemo for Ubica prisoners in Utrecht

more sun, less police

Saturday the 22nd of June 2013 there was a wild, unannounced demonstration in Utrecht in solidarity with the evicted Ubica houses and the people who are still in prison.

With a short dynamic walk through the city centre, with lots of noise and leaflets, a clear stance was taken against [...]

Netherlands: A report on the eviction of Ubica squat

Utrecht, Holland: 24 May 2013, night time…

Suddenly they came storming out. They were ten or fifteen. Black clothes, hooded. They had a fire extinguisher, a ladder, paint and some tires with them. And gasoline. The great final act of the sad drama of the Fall of Ubica had started.

The tensions were high [...]

Cyprus: Action in solidarity with the 6 prosecuted anarchists of Delta squat

On Monday, April 8th, 2013, at around 1pm, comrades made a surprise intervention outside the Greek Embassy in Nicosia, which lasted about an hour. A solidarity banner was placed at the entrance of the building and many slogans were chanted.

The banner reads: “Solidarity to the 6 fighters of Delta squat, to all squats [...]

Thessaloniki: New trial against 6 comrades of Delta squat, that was evicted in September 2012

Delta squat, in Thessaloniki, was violently evicted on the 12th of September 2012. In the subsequent trial-farce, ten arrested comrades received suspended sentences and were ordered to pay fines (7,950 euros in total). One of the arrestees, anarchist immigrant Gustavo Quiroga, remained incarcerated and was even deported to Colombia on the 4th of November. That [...]

France: Message of solidarity from some rageous people from the ZAD and elsewhere

Zone A Défendre is an occupied zone against the construction of an international airport and metropolization

Click on photo to read their full English communiqué.

With much pleasure, we have heard of the solidarity actions that took place in several countries against the evictions in Athens during December and January: in the United States, [...]

Greece: A brief chronology of the state and parastatal attacks against squats and self-organized spaces during 2012 and the beginning of 2013

Hands off the self-organized spaces. Solidarity with the squats!

March 25, 2012: Mass detentions and police raid of the autonomous hangout Baruti in the city of Veria (northern Greece)

April 20, 2012: Cops raid on the squatted social centre VOX and Valtetsiou 60 living squat, both spaces in the neighbourhood of Exarchia, Athens

April [...]

Darmstadt, Germany: Solidarity demo for anarchists and squatters in Greece

For many people in Greece the living conditions are dramatic, with high unemployment rate, massive austerity measures, cuts in pensions, forced evictions, along with the privatization of important infrastructure. The social and healthcare system has collapsed, while many people can no longer afford to buy food, let alone essential medicines.

Social centres – houses [...]