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#Amelisweerd, #Netherlands: I’m gonna go up the tree

Netherlands: Amelisweerd is a beautiful manor on the outskirts of Utrecht, with centuries-old beeches and the babbling Kromme Rijn ( curvy Rhine, a river), loved by anyone who wants to escape the noise of the city for a while. But Amelisweerd is threatened. The government wants to broaden the A27 highway, which runs right through the area. For this purpose, more than 800 trees, including monumental trees, have to be cut down. In addition, the expansion of the highway will lead to more air pollution, more CO2 and more noise.

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#Amsterdam: Da Costastraat 137 got squatted

Netherlands: On Sunday 9 June, Da Costastraat 137H got squatted in Amsterdam. This apartment has been standing vacant for years. The home belongs to a person who has 22 properties on his name. There is also a limited company in his name, which has a further 99 properties.

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#CodeRood: Shell Must Fall! Info-Tour

Netherlands: The first information event of Code Rood’s nationwide Shell Must Fall! tour will take place on the 15th of June. Speakers from Nigeria and Groningen (Netherlands) – two communities at the forefront of the fight against Shell – will share their stories. Olarenwaju Suraju, spokesman for the Nigerian coalition that sued Shell because of corruption, tells more about their action tactics, and someone from Code Red presents the new Shell Must Fall campaign. There are also speakers from the Groningen Soil Movement and The Corner House.

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#Netherlands: JaKra! squatting yearbook 2018 released

Netherlands: JaKra! is initiated by KSU Den Haag (The Hague Squatting Info Centre). In this book project we would like to look back on a number of developments and events in the past year, together with squatters and housing activists in different places.

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#Shell Must Fall! — #CodeRood 2020 Declaration

Scheveningen, Netherlands: Every year in May, shareholders of Royal Dutch Shell meet in Scheveningen (The Hague), for the Annual General Meeting (AGM). During the AGM (Tuesday May 21st) they discuss the Annual Report and agree on plans for the following year. Together with the board of the company, shareholders fulfill a series of legal duties and carry on their destructive business-as-usual.

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#Amsterdam: Climate activists disrupted Europe’s largest gas conference

Statement by the activists during the protest at the Flame Conference in the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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#Wassenaar, #Netherlands: Benefit for prisoners support and court cases

May 17th & 18th 2019, Rust Vreugd Terreur at Huize Ívicke, Rust en Vreugdlaan 2 in Wassenaar, a benefit festival in support of legal costs for WH7 Amsterdam, AC Den Haag, and K19 Zeist in corporation with LAG.

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#Amsterdam: Fighting against prison sentences 2 years after evicition of Wijde Heisteeg 7 #squat

More than two years after the eviction of Wijde Heisteeg 7 in Amsterdam centre, two people are still fighting against a prison sentence for squatting a house that it is still empty today.

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#Netherlands: #Radek is free! New court date announced

Today (April 30) was the pro forma hearing for the court case of Radek, a Polish worker who had been in custody for over six months in the detention centre in Alphen aan den Rijn. 15 comrades, of who some from Poland were there today to show solidarity.

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