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Athens: Nazi scum bashed in Kato Petralona

May 7th, 2014

After running a “sprint” to distribute leaflets in the neighbourhoods of Thissio and Koukaki, a group of Goldendawners attempted to “mess up” also the neighbourhood of Kato Petralona with electoral material of the Greek Dawn [a backup name for the Nazi election campaign]. Unluckily for them, we made them pay dearly [...]

Athens: The Social Health Space in PIKPA squat (May 2012)

Click image to read about the ongoing process of self-organization in Health through the project ‘Social Health Space’ of the neighbourhood assembly in Petralona, Thissio and Koukaki.

Athens, Sunday 3.2: Protest gathering in Thissio after yet another murder of an immigrant

On February 1st, 2013 at around 20.30pm immigrant street vendors in the neighbourhood of Thissio were chased off by the Athens municipal police, trapping one of them in a corner just above the rails of the Thissio metro station. When the cops attempted to steal the worker’s merchandise by shoving him, Babakar [...]

Cyprus: Antifascists protested outside the Greek Embassy in Nicosia in memory of Shehzad Luqman, who was stabbed to death by two neo-Nazis in Athens

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. —Albert Einstein (1921)

Antifascists gathered in front of the Greek Embassy in Nicosia on the 21st of January 2013 to protest over the murder of a 26-year-old immigrant from Pakistan, Shehzad Luqman. In the early morning hours of Thursday, [...]

Cologne: Solidarity with Villa Amalias, Skaramaga, radio 98FM (Greece), SJZ, LIZ (Germany), the ZAD (France) and the Assentamento Milton Santos (Brazil)

Recent banner drop from squatters, comrades and solidarian residents in Petralona, Athens: ‘SQUATS WILL STAY! FOCI OF RESISTANCE EVERYWHERE!’

Click on photo to read the message of some people from the autonomous space cologne (az köln), in germany, who also call for solidarity with the families threatened with eviction in the milton santos land [...]

Ano Petralona, Athens: Invitation to the Children’s Space in PIKPA squat

Let’s get together this Sunday, January 6th, from 12pm at the Children’s Space in PIKPA squat, which is located on Timodimou and Antoniadou streets (in the vicinity of ‘Asyrmatos’) in the neighbourhood of Ano Petralona.

We want to have fun playing games and making children’s constructions. Later, we would like to cook and [...]

Athens: Ten years of popular assemblies and self-organization of residents in the neighbourhoods of Petralona, Thissio and Koukaki

A few words on the projects of residents in the district:

The popular assembly of Petralona–Thissio–Koukaki stands as a collective activity since November 2002. After several interruptions throughout a journey of 10 years, in which we have dealt with various different matters, the assembly’s participants continue to meet, discuss, decide and act to [...]

Petralona, Athens: People’s assembly on Sunday, December 4th

Sunday, December 4th, at 13.00: People’s assembly and collective kitchen in Merkouri Square (Ano Petralona). We bring our food and we eat together with our neighbours.

Topics of the assembly: -Coordination of popular assemblies -Planning of projects concerning food, health care and counter-information actions

Popular assembly of residents in Petralona, Koukaki, Thissio

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Petralona, Athens: Direct action against a pawn shop

On Monday, November 28th, a pawnshop (loan shark) in the neighbourhood of Kato Petralona, on Keiriadon Street, had its storefront trashed.

Leaflets with the following slogans were thrown out: ‘Black marketeers* out of our neighbourhoods; not an inch of land to the loan sharks’ / ‘All those who see our poverty [...]

Athens: Social space for health operates in Ano Petralona

Since Tuesday, October 11th, the social space for health operates in PIKPA squat, located in Timodimou and Antoniadou streets (‘Petrina’), in the neighbourhood of Ano Petralona —not far from Petralona metro stop.

The exclusion of more and more people from an already dismantled health care system led the local popular assembly in the decision to [...]

Athens: No one alone facing the crisis!

Friday, October 14th, at 20.00: People’s assembly in Merkouri Square

Saturday, October 15th, at 15.00: Collective kitchen in PIKPA squat (Timodimou and Antoniadou streets, ‘Petrina’, Ano Petralona)

Tuesday, October 18th, at 19.00: Demonstration in the neighbourhood (we meet outside Petralona metro station, from the side of the pedestrian street of Kato Petralona)

Wednesday, [...]

Petralona, Athens: Demonstration in solidarity with the arrestees of June 28th–29th

On Tuesday, July 5th, a demonstration of more than 150 people in solidarity with those arrested during the general strike demonstrations of June 28th–29th took place in Petralona, near the centre of Athens. The demonstration was called by the popular assembly of the neighbourhoods Petralona–Koukaki–Thissio.

Residents marched through many streets of Ano Petralona/Kato Petralona (the [...]