Hambacher Forest: As expected, the massive eviction of the occupations inside the 12,000 years old Hambach Forest continued today (September 24).
Hambacher Forest: As you’ve probably heard, we’re in quite a mess right now. Among other things, the police just regularly does not let people into the forest or to the lawn. But that does NOT stop us from hosting our bi-annual Skillshare Camp.
Statement from one person in the Hambacher forest, not from the whole movement.
On Wednesday afternoon about 3:45 pm, the movement journalist, blogger and activist Steffen Horst Meyn, died in the tree house village Beechtown in Hambach Forest. He crashed while attempting to document an ongoing eviction action by the Special Task Force of Police (SEK), from a suspension bridge from about 20 m height. Rescue workers on the ground tried to resuscitate him. According to our information, however, he died a little later, still in the forest, in a rescue helicopter.
ZAD, NDDL: On Wednesday, 19 September, an media activist died from a 15-meter drop from one of the footbridges that connected about 50 treehouses in the Hambacher Forest.
We republish yesterdays newsticker of day 7 of the eviction of the Hambacher Forest. A black day. We added some of our tweets to the ticker.
Statement by Hambi Bleibt activists after a friend of the activists died earlier today.
Last week about 7.000 people came to the weekly Hambacher Forest walk. More than 1.000 people broke police lines and managed to get into the forest. How many people will come next Sunday, September 23? But of course you can come to the forest on any other day too…
With tired eyes we are writing the press-announcement for the day. Since morning the eviction of the treehouse-village. With four cherry-pickers the police attempted to bring down the people from the traverses and tree-houses, but through lock-ons, the good and motivated mood of the activists and the supporters, four treehouses stayed occupied and undestroyed. The eviction and Gallien has been going for two days, and the police still has a lot to do, to completely remove the activists.
On the fourth day of the eviction of the Hambach Forest occupation, activists and supporters from all over made it clear to energy-giant RWE and the government of NRW, that the squatters inside the forest are not alone in their struggle! Continue reading #Hambacher Forest: Thousands marched in solidarity, hundreds take over the forest