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#Athens: Over 10,000 on Demo to Commemorate #Alexis – Tear Gas and Police Brutality in #Exarcheia

Here is a short report from last weekend in Athens, where a lot of things happened. On one hand the ultimatum of the government ended, according to which all squatters should leave the buildings until December 5th, and on December 6th the anniversary of the death of Alexis, who was shot by a cop in Exarchia in 2008 at the age of 15.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 9: “I tell my children, don’t be afraid”

This is part nine in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 8: “Everywhere I look I see a story”

This is part eight in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 7: “Here we sleep well, me and my daughter”

This is part seven in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 6: “This is nothing, it’s just a government”

This is part six in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Call to support #Exarcheia and the fourth film by the #Anepos collective

Like previous films over the years, Love and the Revolution financed a significant part of the needs of the main places and collectives in the Exarcheia district of Athens, and about 70% of the resources provided by solidarity convoys. But after the end of the film tour, at the end of the winter, it’s over. We no longer have a regular source of funding to support places and collectives. Fortunately, thanks to you, we managed to save several members of Rouvikonas from prison during the spring. Then two of you helped us to restore the emergency fund to meet the following priorities. You will find information about how to support us at the end of the text that follows.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 5: “We have only one choice, to keep fighting”

This is part five in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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December 6, 2008, a few minutes after 09:00pm: Time zero of the December revolt

Athens. Exarcheia. December 6, 2008, a few minutes after 9 pm – Time Zero of the December Revolt. Two policemen draw their guns and one of them shoots against a group of youngsters. The police bullet finds in the heart and kills 15 year old Alexandros Grigoropoulos. What follows is a video of the first 60 minutes of the revolt.

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#Athens: From Theory to Practice – An Initial Response – 15 buildings liberated

Statement about a massive squatting action in #Athens. 15 buildings were liberated.

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