Yesterday the evictions in Hambacher Forest continued. Cops evicted Beechtown and Cozytown. Cops threatened to destroy the memorial for Steffen, “except it is being removed before”. In the tree house village Kleingarten Verein some of the tree houses are still occupied and Lorien is also still standing.
Voltairine de Cleyre wrote: “Through witnessing these unexpected acts and their still more unanticipated results, I have gradually worked my way to the conviction that, while I cannot see the logic of forcible physical resistance (entailing perpetual retaliations until one of the offended finally refuses to retaliate), there are others who have reached the opposite conclusions, who will act according to their convictions, and who are quite as much part and parcel of the movement towards human liberty as those who preach peace at all cost.”
First letter written by Hambi Bleibt activist Winter, imprisoned since September 15, 2018.
In June we, Stop the War on Migrants, sent a letter to multiple associations and cultural institutions to ask them to drop their sponsor relationship with Thales. Thales is one of the biggest arms companies of Europe that produces a broad range of military and security products. With these products, Thales contributes to wars, repression and violence against refugees.
Editorial from Fantasma, a clandestine anarchist newspaper, issue 2, September 2018.
After a summer vacation, Plain Words is back!
Hambacher Forest: As expected, the massive eviction of the occupations inside the 12,000 years old Hambach Forest continued today (September 24).
Liebig34 is the only anarcha-queer-feminist housing project in Berlin. The owner Gijora Padovicz wants to evict the house when the contract ends in December 2018 and turn our home into luxury apartments.
Hambacher Forest: As you’ve probably heard, we’re in quite a mess right now. Among other things, the police just regularly does not let people into the forest or to the lawn. But that does NOT stop us from hosting our bi-annual Skillshare Camp.
Hambacher Forest, September 23: On Saturday the cops banned the weekly Sunday forest walk and announced that they only allowed a stationary gathering. Thousands went into the forest in an act of mass cicil disobedience. The cops lost control for hours.