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Athens, Greece: From Zizania squat, Solidarity to KØPI , Yfanet and Prosfygika

Athens. Greece. Our squats are under attack all over Europe. 6 days ago, cops evicted the trailer park of Köpiplatz. As a minimum show of support we hung a banner in our squat, Zizania, in solidarity with all struggling comrades against the repression of the state, the violence of the cops and the erasure of gentrification/capitalism, in Athens, Thessaloniki, and Berlin.

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Athens: A response to police harassment in Viktoria and their lies about the incident on 20/07/2021

Athens. Greece. On the 20th of July 2021, during a public and open movie screening on the rooftop of squat Zizania, we saw the police on the street below carrying out another of their racist and discriminatory checks on drug users in Fylis. When we confronted them with slogans from the rooftop, they started harassing by pointing flashlights and shouting at us. Some comrades spontaneously threw one empty bottle and a stone which landed on the street. This action came from people whose anger boiled over from the daily racist violence they see and experience from the Greek police; people who can no longer watch passively while another person is harassed because the police considers them a lesser human.

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Athens: Call for continued support for Zizania squat!

Athens. Greece. April 5. 2021.Viktoria’s new squat had a beautiful first weekend. Solidarity and support came from comrades, neighbors, and passersby. 

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Athens: Viktoria has a new squatted social center-Ζιζάνια on Fylis and Feron

Athens. Greece. Welcome to Ζιζάνια Squatted Social Center Viktoria has a new squatted social center-Ζιζάνια on Fylis and Feron. May it be a neighbourhood space for self-organisation, social interventions, collective resistance and community building. Let’s meet in this space for sharing thoughts, food, coffee, clothes and whatever else we can imagine. For freeshops and free haircuts, for caffeneios and screenings, for learning and reading, for workshops and assemblies. Let’s celebrate it as a step towards the liberation of more public spaces, let’s make the best of this opportunity, as we are the ones who shape and take on our own struggles and shouldn’t rely neither on other people, designated institutions, nor better circumstances to do so.

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