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!
Haan. Wuppertal. Germany. The struggle for the Osterholz forest is entering its decisive phase. Were all the previous demonstrations, information events, forest walks and also individual contributions to the preservation of the forest located on the border of Wuppertal and Haan city territory in vain? Or can we soon celebrate our collective victory?Continue reading All trees still standing in the Osterholz forest [Haan/Wuppertal, Germany]
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]