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Demonstration Against gentrification – For the neighbourhood [Amsterdam, July 9, 2022]

Amsterdam. Netherlands. Gentrification does not just happen. It is a direct result of state policies and the system we live in: large corporations see potential to make money off a neighbourhood, and the state creates space for them to do this. Social housing gets sold and becomes private housing, more expensive stores are opened, and soon the original residents realize that they cannot afford to live in their neighbourhood anymore. More and more people with low income, especially people of colour and migrants, are forced to move to the outskirts of the city, and wealthier people take their place. Public spaces are no longer public but only affordable for people with high income. Gentrification does not solve poverty, but creates it, while moving it out of sight from wealthier people and tourists.

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Smash the fash! Sunday, July 10: FVD celebrates the invasion of Ukraine with AFD and Russian ambassador – Stopping Putin means destroying the FvD! [Amsterdam]

Amsterdam. Netherlands. The elitist conspiracy fascists from Forum voor Democratie will gather to show support to and celebrate their friend, dictator and mass murderer Putin!

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R.A.A.K. New Social Center Amsterdam

Amsterdam. Netherlands. New squatted social centre R.A.A.K. (Radikale Anti-Anti Kraak) opens its doors. Write an email to get involved or pass by.

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Mokum Kraakt squats on the Kinkerstraat [Amsterdam, Netherlands]

Statement from Mokum Kraakt on 13 March 2022 after the squatting of Kinkerstraat 304 ground floor.

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Amsterdam: Waldeck Pyrmontlaan 8 resquatted and a second time evicted

On Saturday 5 March, three houses, Waldeck Pyrmontlaan 8 (WP8) in Amsterdam, JC van Hattumweg 3 in Amstelveen, and the Red Door in Utrecht were announced as resquatted. WP8 was evicted a second time the same evening, with 9 arrests. Monday morning, JC van Hattumweg was back in the hands of the owner.
The 9 people arrested at WP8 will be taken to court on Wednesday. The public prosecutor wants their further detention for 14 days and the examining magistrate has to decide whether that’s appropriate. The hearings will not be public and no time is known. Autonomous soli actions are highly appreciated!

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Demonstration against all evictions and state repression – 25th feb, 19:00 – [Amsterdam]

Amsterdam. Netherlands. We are calling for this demonstration as a response to the eviction of the Waldeck Pyrmontlaan, the court case of our arrested comrades, the repression at the housing demo in Leiden and every other time the police used their violent means to protect the rich and structures of oppression. These speed evictions and police repression concern all of us, not just the anarchists or the squatters.

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Some reflections on the eviction of Waldeck Pyrmontlaan 8, Amsterdam

Amsterdam. Netherlands. Last Sunday we were evicted from our home after having been there for 5 days. Here are some reflections on what happened.

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Amsterdam: Hotel Mokum evicted

Amsterdam. Netherlands. November 28. 2021. Yesterday morning Hotel Mokum was evicted by riot cops. On October 16, 2021, squatters announced the former Hotel Marnix on Marnixstraat 382 was squatted a few days earlier.

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Anarchist Book Fair Amsterdam 2021: November 27-28

Amsterdam. Netherlands. We are back for the 5th annual Anarchist Book Fair in Amsterdam! The Book Fair will take place on the 27th and 28th of November 2021 at the Dokhuis (Plantage Doklaan 8). That’s right! It will be two full days of stands and workshops of anarchist collectives from all around the Netherlands and nearby countries. It’s going to be great!

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