The first three parts (1,2,3) of our series “Housing Struggle in the Netherlands” dealt with the struggle for housing in Amsterdam. But at the end of 1980, a conflict over a parking garage in Nijmegen heated up. There, 14 houses were squatted that the city wanted to demolish for a parking garage. Usable housing in a city with a severe housing shortage. Once again, the army was deployed. For this article Riot Turtle also translated subtitles for the Dutch documentary film ‘Pierson Unknown’ (47 minutes, Eng subs)). You can find the film below this article.Continue reading Housing struggle in the Netherlands: Tanks in Pierson Street
Calling all dedicated antifascists!Continue reading #Netherlands: Anti-Fascist Hannie Schaft congress in #Nijmegen on May 18
Nijmegen, dutch territory: On Saturday November 10, more than 250 demonstrators gathered at Faberplein to take a stand against racism and fascism.
Netherlands: The city of Nijmegen is and always has been anti-racist and anti-fascist. Our history shows that we have no tolerance for far-right extremists.
Info-talk on February 17 on the case of Peike from Amsterdam, currently standing trial in Hamburg for alleged participation in the G20 riots last summer.
Netherlands. Two years ago, we organized a very successful demonstration for the people of Nijmegen to welcome migrants. It was a clear signal for freedom of movement, against racism and in for solidarity without borders. Two years later, with the election victories of the PVV and FvD in the Netherlands, the AfD entering the Bundestag, and Trump ascending to the presidency of the United States, it appears that support for right extremist ideals has received a new boost. In recent years, racist intimidations and violent attacks on Muslims, migrants and people who expressed themselves against racism have increased dramatically.