Dannenrod. Germany. „I beg you: Please refrain from any travel that is not really absolutely necessary […] Please stay at home, at your place of residence, whenever possible„, said Angela Merkel  on 17 October in her podcast . That day I got on a train, crossed a state border and joined the activists who, like me, came from several cities, states and countries in Europe to protect the Danni forest from destruction.Continue reading #Dannenrod forest occupation: Why we are still here despite the pandemic.
Wiesbaden. Germany. On Tuesday night we took the street together in Wiesbaden and showed with determination what we think about the reppressive police action and the deforestation at Danni .Continue reading #Wiesbaden, #Germany: Spontaneous demo in solidarity with #Dannenrod forest occupation: “Release all the people! – Danni Stays”
Dannenrod. Germany. November 29. 2020. Since 08:30am this morning, 400 activists from the group “Aktion Schlagloch” (pothole action) have been blocking eviction and deforestation work in the Dannenrod forest in the German state of Hesse.Continue reading Hundreds of activists block works in #Dannenrod forest – Demanding an immediate logging stop
Dannenrod. Germany. The eviction of the Dannenrod forest has started on 10.11. Since then, the clearing has been non-stop. In the first week the police needed very long and did not get very far per day. But in the following period of eviction this has changed drastically.Continue reading #Dannenrod Forest Occupation: Call for support from Danni!
While the police is injuring those resisting the destruction of nature in dannibleibt, we must know that the possible after effect of such, are a very cheap weapon of oppression: Trauma. It effects us individually and as a network. If trauma has become the currency of modern day repression, then resiliency is the weapon of the rebels.Continue reading Resiliency: Weapon of the Rebel – Trauma: Weapon of the Oppressor
Dannenrod forest. Germany. What follows is weekly review 8.0 from the Dannenrod forest occupation. The eviction is ongoing for weeks now.Continue reading #Dannenrod Forest Occupation: Weekly review 8.0
Dannenrod. A message of the injured person from Morgen.Continue reading #Dannenrod Forest Occupation: A message from the injured person from Morgen
Dannenrod. Germany. Day X was already 10 days ago and deforestation in the Dannenröder Forst is advancing every day. Today, the people in Woanders were evicted and the main structure destroyed. The police already ensured several times in their public communication that their operations would be conducted under the principle of ‘safety before speed’. The following text will explain why that is not the case and link to the global context which makes the situation even more absurd. Clearing a healthy forest in times of climate crisis is insane and the operations aren’t “safe”. Neither for activists nor future generations.Continue reading #Dannenrod Forest Occupation: A story about eviction of #Woanders and more
Dannenrod. Germany. November 22, 2020. Since this morning at 8:00 a.m. 250 activists from Ende Gelände are blocking the access roads to the Dannenrod forest in the German state of Hesse to prevent the further eviction of tree houses.Continue reading Hundreds of activists block access roads in #Dannenrod forest – Demanding an immediate stop of deforestation
Dannenrod, 20.11.2020. Today the police again proved their disproportionality. When one of their special vehicles got stuck in the mud between the vigil camp and the police logistics center (mother ship), the state executive responded by driving up a bulldozer and later also a water cannon from Baden-Württemberg. The activists responded to this overdone action by the police with sit-in blockades and a barricade occupation, which resulted in the cops once again brutally pushing people around and also not letting their batons out of action.Continue reading Dannenrod Forest Occupation: Police again escalated