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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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), [...]
“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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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
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 [...]