Athens. Greece. The story has been told many times now. We have heard, witnessed, and lived it in the past five years. In 2015, with the onset of mass migration and what was called the “refugee crisis” we saw the political, social, and urban landscapes of many places change—including Athens, Greece. The events touched and affected the public and private lives of many. The beginning of Noara26 points to one of those moments. A time when a group of people, with ideals and politics of self-organization, collective action, and solidarity were moved to occupy an empty public building in the city’s downtown and to create a place of shelter and safety for thousands of refugees who were abandoned in the streets of Athens.Continue reading Notara 26: Five years of solidarity and resistance
Athens. Greece. Statement by Notara 26 on yesterdays eviction of the Themistokleus refugee squat.Continue reading #Athens: Notara 26 on eviction of Themistokleus refugee squat
Athens. March 11,2020. Greek police attacked the Notara refugee housing squat again.Continue reading #Athens: Cops attacked #Notara26 again [Video]
Athens. Greece. March 8, 2020. Statement by the Women’s Group of Notara 26, Housing Squat for Refugees & Migrants.Continue reading #Athens, #Notara26: Struggle against patriarchy, fascism, authority
Athens. Greece. Notara 26. March 3, 2020. The children of the Housing Squat for Refugees/Migrants “Notara 26″ who have images of violence, persecution and danger engraved on in their young memories, and who have once again found their stolen childhood in the community of solidarity and coexistence that we have created have something to say.Continue reading #Athens, #Notara26: Kids Know! Open the borders!
Athens. Greece. February 10, 2020. Last night at Notara26 Refugee/Migrant Housing squat we were attacked for the third time in the past six months by state uniformed bullies.Continue reading #Athens, #Exarcheia: Notara 26 attacked by cops
Athens, Greek territory. Yesterday night Baba Noel arrived to our refugee squat (Notara 26, Enough 14). He didn’t came from North Pole but from Chile’s barricades, from the strikes in France, from the demonstrations for life and freedom in Iran, from the smokes of Lebanon, from the revolted communities of Chiapas and Rojava.Continue reading From the struggles in #Chile, #France, #Iran, #Lebanon, Chiapas & #Rojava: Baba Noel came to Notara 26 in #Exarcheia
Athens. In the afternoon of the 24th of December, the community of the refugee housing squat Notara26 moved along towards the Christmas tree in syntagma square in order to bring back the European values to the European people.Continue reading #Athens: Refugees return back the lost European Values for Christmas!
Athens. Exarcheia. Some of the Enough collective travelled with the Cars of Hope collective to Athens on December 10. A report back.Continue reading #Exarcheia, #Athens: Try to be that drop! – A reportback
This is part nine in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.Continue reading Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 9: “I tell my children, don’t be afraid”