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Nantes, France: Turbulent and colouful demonstration for fundemental rights

Nantes. France. This Saturday, January 16 in Nantes, the first day of a curfew, reintroduced in an authoritarian country.

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#Nantes: New #squat on rue Babonneau. You can’t #lockdown people outside!

Nantes. France. Every evening during the meal distributions the volunteers of l’Autre Cantine (the Other Canteen) meet single men, families with babies and children who have no accommodation. They are out in the cold, often in the rain with wet clothes and wet mattresses. In September they even saw their belongings being thrown in the garbage by the municipal police. They ask us where to sleep and if the state will shelter them.

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#Nantes: Actions against #Macron’s neoliberal reforms continue [Video]

Nantes. French territory. February 6, 2020.The resistance against the neoliberal reforms of the Macron regime continue. Highschool students in Nantes blocked their school and traffic this morning.

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#Nantes: How prinicpals are threatening struggling high school students

French territory. In Nantes as everywhere in France, high school students are mobilized against the “new Bac” E3C. An absurd project, badly prepared, and putting high schools in competition with each other.

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Greek consulate in #Nantes attacked after police invasion of #Exarcheia

On August 26 at dawn, the Greek state launched a massive police offensive against the Exarchia district of Athens, with the aim of evicting squats of migrants / anarchists and clearing this neighborhood off anti-authoritarian and anarchist initiatives which have existed for many years.

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#Nantes #JusticePourSteve August 3: Tribute, Rage and Revolt

A reportback from yesterdays protests and clashes in Nantes (French territory). Tribute and recollection for Steve in the morning. 5000 demonstrators against police violence and barricades in the afternoon.

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#JusticePourSteve: French authorities ban demo to commemorate #SteveCaniço

Steve Maia Caniço, 24 years old, has been missing since 21 June 2019. On the 21st of June many young people celebrated the Fête de la Musique on a peninsula near Nantes, on the banks of the river Loire. Steve was one of them. Until the cops came… The cops attacked the party with loads of tear gasand many people fled, panic broke out, many fell several meters down an embankment into the Loire. Fourteen people were pulled out of the river by the fire brigade. Steve’s body was found in the Loire on July 29.

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#GiletsJaunes #Nantes, February 2: Another afternoon of anger

Gilets Jaunes in Nantes: Several thousand demonstrators. Banks targetted. The far right pushed aside. Building the general strike.

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#GiletsJaunes #ActeX – A new level in the west: The #YellowVests movement is growing

French territory: At least 10,000 protesters in Rennes, Nantes and Angers on January 19. The Gilets Jaunes mobilizations are getting bigger.

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Reportback from YellowVests actions on December 22 in #Nantes: An Upgrade for Christmas?

Macron’s world is trying to spread the word that the Yellow Vests movement runs out of steam, but in Nantes the movement is still growing. A report from the events on December 22 in Nantes.

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