Wuppertal. Haan. Germany. Call for an All Forests Remain block at the Osterholz Remains demonstration on June 12, 2021, 02:00 p. m. (14:00), Döppersberg – Bahnhofsvorplatz, Hbf (Main Train Station), Wuppertal (Germany). The Osterholz forest is squatted since August 15, 2019.Continue reading Whether Amazonas, Hambi or Osterholz: Every Tree Counts! – Another call from the forest
Wuppertal. Germany. A statement by Jeder Baum Zählt (Every Tree Counts) on the police operation in the Osterholz Forest on March 11, 2021. The forest is occupied since August 2019. The autonomous group also speak about the hungerstrike of Dimitris Koufontinas and the increasing police violence in Greece.Continue reading The ghosts they called
Germany. Lignite mining, express highways, gravel mining, parking decks, lime pits, and candy factories all have something in common that might not be obvious at first glance. Capitalists need to cut down forests to make way for them. But all around Germany, people are mobilizing to stop them. Over the past decade, forest occupations and forest defense actions have proliferated to such a point that we can now reflect on the movement as a whole.Continue reading The Forest Occupation Movement in Germany – Tactics, Strategy, and Culture of Resistance
Wuppertal. Germany. The citizen initiative of local residents and supporters of the Osterholz forest, which is threatened from lodging, will organize a vigil tomorrow in solidarity with the forest squatters.Continue reading #Wuppertal, #Germany: Osterholz Remains vigil – Monday, February 15, from 08:00 a.m.
Wuppertal. Germany. There are many kinds of barricades in this world. Most of these barricades are built by capitalism. This economic system has thrown up a massive barricade against efforts to save our planet. The Oetelshofen company is also a master in building barricades. Their barricade consists, among other things, of 5 hectares of forest that they want to clear for their waste. It is a barricade against the life of trees, plants and animals in the Osterholz forest. Birds, fire salamanders, trees and wild orchids will have to give way for Oetelshofen’s greed for profit. When the forest is cleared, they will build a new giant barricade, which they will call a dump. It will be dozens of meters high.Continue reading Osterholz Forest Occupation, Wuppertal, Germany: About barricades and other inconveniences
Wuppertal. Germany. Statement by the Osterholz Forest Occupation on the spotting mission of the cops on Thursday September 11, 2021.Continue reading Osterholz Forest, Wuppertal, Germany: Day X is approaching, prepare yourselves! We determine the playing field!
Wuppertal. Germany. A statement by the Osterholz Forest Occupation, a forest that is occupied since August 2019. The Oetelshofen company wants to clear a part of the Osterholz forest to store the waste of their lime pit. In the past weeks cop activity has increased in the forest and it all smells like the state is preparing an eviction of the forest occupation. The Osterholz Occupation is now asking people to come to the forest.Continue reading Osterholz Forest Occupation: Day X comes closer [Wuppertal, Germany]
Wuppertal-Vohwinkel/Haan-Gruiten. German territory. On Wednesday, February 19, we worked on an invitation text for a party on February 29. We wanted to celebrate the end of the logging season and thus the preservation of the Osterholz forest until at least 01.10.2020. But while we were writing, the first news from Hanau came in. We stopped writing. We didn’t feel like celebrating anymore!Continue reading #Wuppertal: Come to the Osterholz forest occupation on February 29th!
Since August 15th we occupy the Osterholz forest on the outskirts of Wuppertal Vohwinkel and Haan-Gruiten (German territory). Since then a lot has happened. Not only here, but all over the planet. More and more people are fighting for freedom, for life.Continue reading They want to escalate, but they don’t know that the coming revolt will change everything!
Solidarity statement by the Jeder Baum Zählt (Every Tree Counts) forest occupation in the Osterholz forest in Wuppertal (German territory) about the Turkish invasion in Rojava and the connection to the owner of the occupied forest.Continue reading Every Tree Counts: Solidarity with Rojava!