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Welcome to #NRW, where people can be imprisoned up to 28 days without being charged

After Bavaria, the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) will be the second German state with a new police law. On Wednesday NRW state parliament voted in favour of the new police law. Cops can now imprison people up to  28 days without being charged. But that’s not all…

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#HambacherForest: Will there still be a deforesting season soon?

Hambacher Forest: On October 5th, 2018, the OVG (Higher Administrative Court) in Münster suspended the clear-cutting in Hambach Forest until the decision of the VG (Administrative Court) of Cologne on the legality of the open pit mining in the main proceedings. It was expected by those involved in the process that this might not happen before the end of 2020. Now the VG Cologne announced on December 3, that they want to decide about it already in the first quarter of 2019.

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Athens: Event-Discussion about the means of struggle at the occupied #HambacherForst

Athens, December 8: Event-Discussion about the means of struggle at the occupied Hambacher Forst and bar and vegan kitchen. Introduction and presentation by comrades who are involved in the struggle in the forest.

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#HambacherForest report: Proceedings against Andrea closed

Hambacher Forest: On 11/29/2018 the first eviction trial took place before the district court in Kerpen. The trial was interrupted for a discussion and the proceedings than closed by the state prosecution. A report.

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#HambacherForest: Open letter by the relatives of #SteffenMeyn

We feel with the relatives of Steffen/ Sonne #SteffenMeyn, who in this Open Letter to NRW state Prime Minister Armin Laschet and Minister of the Interior Herbert Reul express their thoughts and feelings about their experiences.

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#HambacherForest: Statement to the police operation on November 22

Statement by activists from Hambacher forest about the police operation on November 22.

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#HambacherForest: Eule imprisoned for 7 weeks now

Hambi-Activist Eule (=Owl, pronounce Oyle) has been in custody for seven weeks now.

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#HambacherForest: Attacks by security guards

In the past few days (as of 11/14/2018), a series of attacks, in our view with high certainty carried out by employees of RWE or subcontractors, took place on the Krähennest (Crow’s Nest).

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#HambacherForst: Memorial for #Steffen destroyed during operation by police and #RWE – To #ExtinctionRebellion: Why the police are not our friends

On Thursday a large operation by cops and RWE security personnel destroyed several ground structures of occupations in Hambacher Forest. During the operation the memorial for Steffen, who died during the last major wave of evictions in September, was completely destroyed. A major problem is that many liberals still support the police. Not just on the German territory: Yesterday a video appeared with an Extinction Rebellion activist negotiating with a cop about chartering buses for arrestees. Mass arrests and negotiating with cops as a tacic. Seriously?

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Kurt Claßen: Threat of the #NRW regime: penalty payment of 20-25,000 euros if the meadow is not cleared until 11.12.2018!

Open letter by Kurt Claßen about the threat of a penalty payment of 20-25,000 euro against him, the owner of meadow at the edge of Hambacher Forest. 

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