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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 [...]

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 [...]

Thessaloniki: Texts about the Public Power Corporation’s attempts to cut off Delta squat’s electricity supply

Since late July, Delta squat is being actively repressed by DEI (Public Power Corporation, PPC) that attempts to cut off the space’s electricity supply. The electric power company got the green light from the Alexandreio Technological Education Institute (ATEI) of Thessaloniki, which is the legal owner of the building (squatted for 5 years already).

This [...]

Greece: Major crackdown in Thessaloniki

On July 2nd, 2012, an extensive police operation was launched across the city of Thessaloniki, with raids in two squats, house searches and massive preemptive detentions (people were caught even in their private residences, and on several streets, and after few hours were released from police departments), as well as arrests. There are [...]

Thessaloniki, Greece: Solidarity gathering for Orfanotrofio squat

On Friday, March 2nd, a PA’s gathering was held in solidarity with Orfanotrofio squat outside the administrative building of the Holy Metropolis of Thessaloniki. It is reminded that the ‘ownership’ of the squatted space has been handed over from the health ministry to the Greek Orthodox Church a month ago, in order to [...]

Thessaloniki: Communiqué by Orfanotrofio squat

This is a first text written by the squatters –urgent diffusion asked Ownership transition of Orfanotrofio squat, from the Ministry of Health to the Holy Metropolis of Thessaloniki (head of the Greek Orthodox Church in the city)

On January 31st a decision made by the Ministry of Health was posted on the governmental website diavgeia.gov.gr [...]

Thessaloniki: Two solidarity benefit events for Rami Syrianos

2 SOLIDARITY EVENINGS for the imprisoned fighters

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 — 20.00 Comradely kitchen ‘Eat the rich (at least bite a bit)’ Delta squat, 13, Egnatias Street (Colombou bus stop)

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 — 20.00 Italian trattoria: pasta, appetizers, pizza Orfanotrofio squat, 186, Lambraki Street (Ano Toumpa)

Thessaloniki: Cops raided Orfanotrofio squat

Update, June 17th

Ioannina: A counter-information and solidarity PA’s (microphonics) gathering along with distribution of flyers took place in the morning of June 17th in the central square of the city regarding the events of yesterday’s repressive operation against Orfanotrofio squat.

Thessaloniki: A demo of solidarity and counter-information was called for Saturday, [...]