AGA (Anarchist Group Amsterdam) joins the week of solidarity with anarchists and antifascists of Belarus. Come with us to the center of Amsterdam this Sunday to show your support for fighters against Lukashenko dictatorship!Continue reading Demo in solidarity with #Belarus – #Amsterdam – 29 nov
Amsterdam. Netherlands. About two weeks ago a house in de Kinkerbuurt was re-squatted. The building was left empty for over a year after the previous occupiers were asked to leave, as supposedly it was to be demolished and replaced with four luxury apartments. The resquatting was done silently and after a few days the cops recognised the occupiers domestic peace.Continue reading Het Schip [The Ship]: Queer Feminist #Squat opened in #Amsterdam
Amsterdam. Netherlands. Neither Iran, nor Greece, the persecuted anarchist Abtin Parsa should stay in the Netherlands. Open call for the protest gathering in solidarity with the persecuted anarchist Abtin Parsa. 7th November, at 14:00 in DAM square of Amsterdam.Continue reading #Amsterdam, #Netherlands: Open call for the protest gathering in solidarity with the persecuted anarchist Abtin Parsa
Amsterdam. Netherlands. On Thursday a building has been re-squatted at Keizersgracht 318 in Amsterdam. This Sunday afternoon the squatters announced their presence.Continue reading #Amsterdam: Keizersgracht 318 re-squatted
Amsterdam. Netherlands. Sunday afternoon there was a small action at a former squat in amsterdam noord (north). The squaters are angry, because in the evicted building is now and anti-squat workspace.Continue reading #Amsterdam: Always Anti-Anti-Squat
On 25 May 2020, George Floyd was killed with brutal violence inflicted by a police officer who forcefully blocked his windpipe by kneeling on his neck for minutes, while his colleagues stood there and watched. “I can’t breathe” were Floyd’s last words.Continue reading #Amsterdam calling: Solidarity protest against anti-black violence in the US and EU
Update by the Slibvelden crew, May 24th 2020.
Amsterdam. Wednesday morning we had a meeting with the relevant officials talked about the Slibvelden (sludge fields) and the end date of November 1 that is imposed us. We entered the conversation with the hope that Erna Berends (City District chairman Amsterdam North, SP) that we could find mutual ground in our stay on the sludge fields. We left this digital meeting trembling from the reconfirmation that nevertheless all beautiful slogans and open conversations Amsterdam is stuck in their extermination policy free space.Continue reading #Amsterdam: The continuation of eradication policy of Free Spaces
Amsterdam. Netherlands. As a squatter in Amsterdam, looking back on the past year is painful. 2019 dealt heavy blows to a movement that didn’t seem capable of much more than taking the beating. The city has lost its largest squats and despite numerous squatting actions, hardly any new buildings have survived the end of the year. What’s more, politicians tried to introduce a law at national level to further criminalise squatters while the media reported time and time again how afflicted property owners are being deceived repeatedly by squatters. To top it all off, the mayor concludes the year with a report on a new policy designed to implement a more rigorous approach to squatting.
There’s not much left to say beyond 2019 having been a rather grim year, making it difficult to paint a hopeful picture for squatting in Amsterdam in 2020.
We look back on a year in which we, above all, lost a lot.Continue reading #Amsterdam’s New Policy: No Eviction for Emptiness…
Amsterdam. Netherlands. March 8, 2020. This afternoon a vacant building in Amsterdam got new inhabitants.Continue reading #Amsterdam: Sarphatipark 87-H squatted
Amsterdam. Netherlands. Call for a demonstration against the war on migrants in the Greek border area on March14, 2020.Continue reading #Amsterdam, March 14: Demo against the war on migrants – Borders Kill!