Hambacher Forest: Many cops evicted Paragraph 11 yesterday. Some arrests and evictions were very rough. Paragraph 11 was evicted but Black Socks, Ghost Town and Quality land are still standing. Ghost Town will be evicted oday.
Letter by Kurt Classen, owner (in a juridical sense, Classen allowed activists to build a protest camp on the field at the edge of Hambacher Forest) of the field where Wiesencamp (Meadows) was build on. The letter was send to Armin Laschet, Prime Minister of the German state North Rhine Westphalia. Update: The eviction has been delayed for now as Kurt Classen appealed against the decision.
Since August 15th we occupy the Osterholz forest on the outskirts of Wuppertal Vohwinkel and Haan-Gruiten (German territory). Since then a lot has happened. Not only here, but all over the planet. More and more people are fighting for freedom, for life.Continue reading They want to escalate, but they don’t know that the coming revolt will change everything!
Last night police authorities banned tomorrows demonstration to Hambacher Forest, but social media reactions immediately showed that thousands will defy the ban. Just like people did two weeks ago. Actually the cops announced the biggest spontaneous demonstration ever on the German territory. Meanwhile the Higher Administrative Court of Muenster ruled today that for the time being RWE is not allowed to uproot Hambacher forest. UPDATE 16:00 The court in Aachen lifted the ban of tomorrow’s demonstration. Come to Hambacger forest tomorrow!
After twenty days of evictions all tree houses in Hambacher forest are evicted now. Paragraph 11 was the last tree house. Yesterday cops evicted several platforms and energy giant RWE started to enclose the beautiful forest with trenches and barrier tape.
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.