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 [...]
In the night to Sunday, February 3rd, half of the last squat in Basel was burnt down. All residents of the building, which is squatted since 2004, were able to escape unhurt. The fire was possibly caused by a technical malfunction. At present it is unclear whether the Villa will ever be inhabitable again.
Liberated spaces in the war against Power! We are germinating life from within your gray plague!
In Buenos Aires streets, we painted a mural in solidarity with the squats in Greece and the world, in the context of the call for a Black February.
This action is symbolic; we do not believe [...]
On January 25th, 2013 in Witzenhausen, Germany, we organized a concert featuring the band Guts Pie Earshot in solidarity with squats under attack across Greece. We placed a banner in our self-managed student club which read: You can’t evict an idea. Hands off all squats. Solidarity to Villa Amalias, Skaramaga [...]
January 15th, 2013
Every time you assault us, we shall strike back.
You evict our buildings, imprison our comrades, and attack our demonstrations. We set fire to your offices, your banks and your service branches. You repress the subversive, radical movement in order to ‘sell’ peace, order and security. You launch attacks [...]
‘SOLIDARITY WITH VILLA AMALIAS SQUAT’ (banner placed at Rosa Nera squat in December 2012)
On January 12th, after a PA’s gathering which was held in the city of Chania in solidarity with squats and self-organized centres across Greece, comrades took the time to discuss and decided to organize a solidarity demonstration on Tuesday, January [...]
In the night of Wednesday, January 9th, the windows of the offices of Nea Dimokratia party (‘New Democracy’) were smashed and paint bombed in the area of Kamatero.
Ger your hands off the squats and self-organized spaces. Solidarity with the 92 captive comrades, who humiliated the plan which dictated that Villa Amalias must remain [...]
HANDS OFF THE SQUATS! (banner at Skaramaga squat)
In the afternoon of January 9th, amid harsh repressive operations in Athens, nearly 100 comrades in Ioannina decided to give a first enraged response in the face of these events, and attacked the city’s courthouse with paint bombs in solidarity with both squats in Athens that [...]
Click on photo to read the responsibility claim and call-out for action.
The state dogs invaded the squats anew; we’ll set Athens on fire, that’s what we’ll do.
In the early morning hours of January 10th, we interrupted the traffic flow at the intersection of Karaoli and Dimitriou streets, in the district of Vyronas, we put garbage cans in the middle of [...]
Following the eviction and arrests in Villa Amalias squat during the morning of January 9th, a police raid in the Patission 61 & Skaramaga squat is underway. At about 15.00pm, anti-riot squadrons smashed the door and stormed in the building.
Short announcement by the collective of Skaramaga squat about the raid:
15.56pm: A police [...]
Compost and dung against tear gas and stun grenades
In the morning of November 30th, an action was carried out against the Strasbourg gendarmerie recruitment branch (these are in fact cops, who are also deployed across the ZAD with their helicopters, their tear gas and stun grenades).
Individuals screwed the place up [...]