Basel. Switzerland. Since 11 April 2019, the houses at Elsässerstrasse 128-131 have been occupied. A lot has happened this year, a lot has been built, painted, talked, celebrated, quarrelled, loved and above all lived. We were able to experience great encounters, conversations but also important criticism. We hope that the Elsi will be able to welcome you again soon, until then we will bring you a small update!Continue reading #Basel, #Switzerland: One year #Elsi!
Basel, Swiss territory: The Basel-Nazifree demonstration on November 24, 2018 was held six months ago. It will be remembered as a strong sign against fascism and far-right agitation. Thanks to the determined resistance of almost 2,000 people, it was possible to prevent the public space from being used as a stage for Nazi propaganda. In order to achieve this goal, the demonstrators had to ignore the instructions of the police. The police had allowed the far right PNOS to hold a rally on the Messeplatz (fair square), while they had allowed the counter-event to be held only at a distant location.Continue reading #Basel, Swiss territory: Shoulder to Shoulder Against Nazis and Repression
On Friday, 24 June 2016 there was a small, but wild demonstration against racism, repression, and gentrification in Basel, Switzerland that attacked various buildings and the police.