Today is Wednesday, 10/03/2018, German Unity Day, reason enough for RWE once again to build a fence. In and around Hambacher Forest.
Hambacher Forest: Another day is over in this tough, weeks-long eviction by police and state machinery for the profits of RWE and their coal lobby.
A piece by our comrades of Hambi Bleibt about the tragic death of friend, comrade and documentarian Steffen.
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 Wednesday afternoon about 3:45 pm, the movement journalist, blogger and activist Steffen Horst Meyn, died in the tree house village Beechtown in Hambach Forest. He crashed while attempting to document an ongoing eviction action by the Special Task Force of Police (SEK), from a suspension bridge from about 20 m height. Rescue workers on the ground tried to resuscitate him. According to our information, however, he died a little later, still in the forest, in a rescue helicopter.
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