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.
ZAD, NDDL: On Wednesday, 19 September, an media activist died from a 15-meter drop from one of the footbridges that connected about 50 treehouses in the Hambacher Forest.
On Thursday a large operation by cops and RWE security personnel destroyed several ground structures of occupations in Hambacher Forest. During the operation the memorial for Steffen, who died during the last major wave of evictions in September, was completely destroyed. A major problem is that many liberals still support the police. Not just on the German territory: Yesterday a video appeared with an Extinction Rebellion activist negotiating with a cop about chartering buses for arrestees. Mass arrests and negotiating with cops as a tacic. Seriously?
We feel with the relatives of Steffen/ Sonne #SteffenMeyn, who in this Open Letter to NRW state Prime Minister Armin Laschet and Minister of the Interior Herbert Reul express their thoughts and feelings about their experiences.
Hellö, here we are again. Reappeared to add our (and others) two cents. Like always, its hard to swallow the majority of the stuff that is spreaded. We want to share an alternative to the massproduced junk. So we present the 4th edition of this handmade product. Like always full of love, rage and ingredients from the region and all over the world. To be clear: This is the 4th edition of the “Shitbarricade”, a selfproduced Newspaper from people in and arround the occupyed Hambach Forest.Continue reading #HambacherForest: The new Shitbarricade is available! (4. edition)
Trigger warning: The text contains detailed descriptions of physical and psychological police violence and its consequences up to death wish and death.Continue reading #HambacherForest: Eviction and Death – Longterm Effects of #Repression
On Friday the higher adminstrative court in Muenster ruled that for the time being RWE is not allowed to uproot Hambacher Forest. The ban is only temporarily but could be for up to two years. A reportback from the past weekend and first thougts about this new situation.
Yesterday police forces in Hambacher Forest violently evicted a sit-in blockade, injuring several people. Last night fascists marched in two districts in Dortmund, there was almost no police because almost all riot squats are serving energy giant RWE in Hambacher Forest. At the same time the fascists were marching the rest of Dortmund police was busy with a propaganda show, North Rhine Westphalia’s (NRW) state ministe of interior, Herbert Reul (CDU) was their guest.
Statement by activists from Hambacher forest about the police operation on November 22.
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.