Wuppertal. Germany. Speech by people from the evicted Osterholz forest at the demonstration: “Justice for Georgios and for all other victims of state violence!” (January 29, 2022).Continue reading It’s great that you stand here in solidarity with us – speech at the demonstration “Justice for Georgios and for all other victims of state violence!”
Wuppertal. Germany. Soon the police will come and try to evict and uproot the Osterholzer forest in Wuppertal-Vohwinkel. After there were already strong indications last Monday that the cops would start their operation, there are now strong indications that this will happen on Monday, January 24, or Tuesday, January 25.Continue reading About cops and their attempts to get rid of eyewitnesses in Osterholz [Wuppertal, Germany]
Wuppertal. Germany. A statement by “The ghosts they called” on the Osterholz forest. The attack against the Osterholz forest is imminent.Continue reading From the air, on the ground, the attack on life in the Osterholz forest is imminent [Wuppertal, Germany]
Wuppertal. Germany. A statement by “The ghosts they called” on the struggle for the Osterholz Forest.Continue reading We have no illusions: The old world will continue with its destructive habitus – Soon they will come! [Osterholz Bleibt, Wuppertal, Germany]
Wuppertal. Germany. Black-Green (CDU and Greens) has reacted to the Osterholz court decision from the Higher Administrative Court in Münster. The CDU, the party for which one of the managing directors of the Oetelshofen lime works, Moritz Iseke, sat in the environmental committee of the city of Wuppertal until the last election (The thing to put the fox in charge of the henhouse), finds that after the court decision all must accept the further destruction of our livelihood. The Greens of Wuppertal seem to suffer from amnesia and state that forest protection unfortunately has no priority. Also the green mayor of Wuppertal, Uwe Schneidewind, has again and again the same memory gap in his announcements. Both forget again and again that the Wuppertal Greens were part of the majority in the Wuppertal City Council in 2019, which recommended the district government to uproot the Osterholz forest.Continue reading On political clowns and why we don’t need them [Osterholz Forest, Wuppertal, Germany]
Wuppertal. Germany. From December 24, until December 31, Jeder Baum Zählt (Every Tree Counts) organizes a skillsharing camp in the occupied forest.Continue reading Invitation to Skilsharing camp in the Osterholz forest [Wuppertal, Germany]
Wuppertal. Germany. Ten days ago we published an interview with people who are fighting for the Osterholz forest. A few days later the mayor of Wuppertal and the lime works company decided in a backroom meeting that the forest, which is occupied since August 15, 2019, will be evicted and uprooted soon. A statement by Jeder Baum Zählt (Every Tree Counts) from the occupied Osterholz forest.Continue reading The time has come: 01 January 2022: DAY X in Osterholz! – The game is still the same: We determine the playing field! [Wuppertal, Germany]
Wuppertal. Germany. Since August 15, 2019, the Osterholz forest, a forest area on the city border of Wuppertal and Haan, is occupied. From the beginning, insurrectionary texts appeared from the occupied Osterholz. Some were translated into many languages. Since May 2021, the situation in the forest has been coming to a head. The forest has been cleared in piecemeal for decades. This time 5.5 hectares are to be cleared. In addition, a compensation measure from an earlier clearing is to be bulldozed. And all this for a waste dump of a limestone pit. The company Oetelshofen has a clearing permit and even if various lawsuits by local residents are still running, the forest threatens to be evicted and cleared at the beginning of January 2022. Activists are calling on people to come to Osterholz to defend the forest.
We had a conversation with zeros and other digits who are actively campaigning for the forest. A conversation about the state of affairs in the Osterholz forest, insurrectionalism and the climate movement. Sunzi BingfaContinue reading Osterholz Forest in Wuppertal, Germany: “We are ready for the revolt” – An interview
Wuppertal. Germany. A first reaction after the ruling of the administrative court. The Osterholz forest and occupation is under threat of eviction and uprooting.Continue reading Alerta! #CodeOrange in the Osterholz forest! [Wuppertal, Germany]
Wuppertal. Germany. Imagine there is a so-called climate election and none of the parties have a program with which the Paris 1.5 degree target can be achieved. This is exactly the case. Since we have nothing good to expect from this political circus in Berlin in relation to the climate issue, we have to stick to the fact that climate protection is handwork!Continue reading Protect forests and villages! Defend Osterholz Forest & ZAD Rhineland!