Rotterdam. Netherlands. A comrade in the Netherlands has sent a first-hand report from last night’s extraordinary anti-police riots in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, which included Dutch police firing their guns into the crowd.
Some out-of-touch “leftists” have tried to dismiss these riots because they coincided with and/or overtook a protest called by the right wing against new government restrictions. However, something like last night’s youth uprising against police cannot be so simply reduced— as our writer makes clear.
Continue reading Reflections And Report On The Nov. 19 Riots In Rotterdam [Netherlands]
Rotterdam. Netherlands. One day after the housing protest in Amsterdam., where Hotel Marnix was squatted, people took the streets in Rotterdam. A report.
Continue reading Police blockade in Rotterdam Housing Protest [Netherlands] – A Report
Rotterdam. Netherlands. Detention Centre Rotterdam (DCR) was opened 10 years ago. For the last decade this prison – the first correctional facility in the Netherlands built and maintained with a public-private partnership – has served as a base for deportations. Dutch and European migration policies cost thousands of lives, while lining the pockets of the rich and arms dealers. This must stop now!
Continue reading Rotterdam, Netherlands: Demonstration May 30, 2021 – Close DCR: No One Is Illegal!
Rotterdam. Netherlands. April 7. 2021. This week we are threatened with eviction by Woonbron who have called in the police. We expect the presence of many police in the street, the media may also drop by to write a piece about ‘the squatters in Havenstreet’. We don’t want to leave until we are forced to. We want to explain our side of the story in this text, and thank you for your support.
Update, April 7, 06:38pm: And then suddenly the bailiff came to report that the police had no capacity that day. There were a lot of us and the cops were not prepared for that! So the bailiff postponed the eviction until next Wednesday, April 14.
Continue reading Rotterdam, Netherlands: You can’t evict a movement
Rotterdam. Netherlands. A number of Rotterdammers have squatted a building in Delfshaven. They want to make a statement to the city council. Rotterdam has been pushing people on the minimum wage out of the city for years. The activists are now drawing a line and want a higher minimum wage and affordable housing.
Continue reading Rotterdam: building squatted in Delfshaven
Rotterdam. Netherlands. Since March we have been going through a lot, globally and also in our workshop.
Continue reading #Rotterdam: Temporary new place of #DHZ
Rotterdam. Netherlands. The 1st and 2nd of March, K9 Defense Security guarded the door of 118 with a dog, stoping people from entering or leaving the building. Two inhabitants were forbidden to come in on the 1st, and the same thing happened again on the 2nd to one other.
Continue reading #Rotterdam, #Tweebosbuurt: Private security company blocking the entrance of 118, Tweebosstraat
Rotterdam. Netherlands. On the 26th of February, employees of Vestia came to the door of a squat on Tweebosstraat, 120. They knocked at the door, introducing themselves as the police. Obviously the squatters didn’t believe them, and refused to open the door anyway. Vestia threathened them to call the police, so they gave them the following documents proving they were living here for more than a week. Those documents were stamped by the OM on the 19th of February to prove the authenticity of the date.
Continue reading #Rotterdam, #Tweebosbuurt: Illegal eviction of Tweebosstraat, 120
Rotterdam. Netherlands. In a few days from now, next Wednesday March 4th, 6 squats (3 of which officially and the rest very likely) are facing eviction, 6 homes people have been transforming and living in for months, whilst also fighting against the demolition and gentrification of the neighborhood.
Continue reading #Rotterdam, #Netherlands: Eviction threat in #Tweebosbuurt – Call for Solidarity