Energy giant RWE is well known for its expropriations in the villages around Hambacher forest. Many farmers saw their land also being swallowed by RWE’s open pit mine. Kurt Classen is fighting against the expropriation of a field at the edge of Hambacher forest.
This epitaph was written by a friend and comrade of Şahin / Waka / Farid.
Manheim is one of the villages that #RWE wants to destroy for their open pit mine. Apart from the re-occupation of Hambacher Forest, activists now also squatted an empty building in Manheim. An invitation to a gouse and garden party at October 13 in Manheim.
This letter was written in the JVA Cologne prison on September 19, but received at October 8. UP 20 (Unknown Person 20, the prisoner did not give her identity details to the cops) wants to be called Andrea. At the moment two Hambacher Forest prisoners are still imprisoned: Andrea and a person who is known under the nickname Eule.
Call by several organizations that we don’t necessarily agree with, as we think capitalism (including green capitalism) is part of the problem and we don’t want to appeal to leaders of the German state. But we decided to publish this call because we think its important to know the demands of these organizations. We plead for an anti-authoritarian block on this demo with our own calls. We will discuss our ideas with comrades of other collectives in the coming weeks.
This Sunday our dear Comrade and Friend, Waka has become the second Hambacher Forest activist to lay down his life at a frontline against social, ecological domination and destruction, resisting patriarchy and capitalism.
Some activists of the Hambacher Forest occupation wrote this open letter to all who feel part of the resistance.
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.
We, the investigation committee, want to document unlawful behavior and violence on the part of the police or RWE employees.
Hambacher Forest will not be uprooted for the time being but the struggle to keep fossil fuels in the ground is far from over. A Defund Fossil Fuels campaign is starting to roll…