Madrid. On September 16, it was again made clear that solidarity and direct action are the best weapon we have as a means of defense against the state and repression. About 150 people from Vallekas and other neighborhoods of the city gathered at the door of the Ateneo Libertario de Vallekas to prevent the eviction of the space. This is not just the eviction of a space, it is the defense of squatting as a tool of struggle in the social war, as a tool to create with our own hands, outside of parties and institutions, spaces of struggle, meeting and learning.Continue reading #Madrid: First attempt to evict the #AteneoLibertario in #Vallekas stopped. The struggle continues
France. Since February 2020, we are about fifty people – precarious, undocumented, students – to occupy a plot of land with three buildings in Vitry-sur-Seine. This place, empty for less than a year, owned by the Val-de-Marne, was a home and the headquarters of a company of land shareholders in the department. We chose to call it La Kunda (the community in Soninké).Continue reading Vitry-sur-Seine (#Paris), #France: Presentation of La Kunda, new autonomous social center
Barcelona. The abandoned Massana School, has been occupied for a soup kitchen and emergency accommodation.Continue reading #Barcelona, #Raval: #Massana school occupation
Leipzig. Germany. In the evening of 5 september, we organized the demonstration “Connecting Fights – For a Solidary Neighbourhood” with the starting point Hildebrandpark in Connewitz.
Image above by Twitter account @strandvej.Continue reading #Leipzig, #Germany: Statement on the demonstration “Uniting Struggles – For a Solidary Neighbourhood!”
Madrid. Spain. At the end of August we received a nice notification from the court that on September 16th the police and the locksmith would come to the space to proceed with the eviction. Our space, the Ateneo Libertario de Vallekas, has been serving for two years as a place for activities, debates, assemblies, gymnasium and a meeting point for various libertarian initiatives.Continue reading #Madrid: Imminent threat of eviction of the Ateneo Libertario de Vallekas – Demo on September 16
Paris. France. After a month of alerts to the services of the Paris City Hall and the Ile-de-France Prefecture remained unanswered, 107 exiled families living on the streets settled on Monday August 31 on the forecourt of the City Hall to put an end to this unworthy situation. The objective: to obtain permanent accommodation for all of them.Continue reading #NoBorders #Paris: families living on the streets sleep in front of City Hall
So-called Spain. Panic wave. The looming economic crisis has begun to negatively affect the real estate market: rental prices are falling, rents are falling.Continue reading Spanish state: What is behind the campaign against squatting?
Leipzig. Germany. On Saturday we published a first statement by the new Luwi 71 squat in Leipzig. What follows is a second statement and the Luwi71 utilisation concept.Continue reading #Leipzig: Second statement by #Luwi71 squat
Gap. France. On Wednesday 19 August, at six o’clock, police officers broke down the doors of the rooms of the inhabitants of Césaï, the Gap autonomous social centre, with a battering ram. They gather everyone in a courtyard and check their identities. This is the beginning of the eviction from Cesaï.Continue reading #Gap, #France: Cesaï violently and illegally evicted
Calais. France. August 13. 2020. Today took place in Calais the 693rd eviction from an informal living space since 1 January 2020. As of 13 August 2020, the fundamental rights of the exiled people surviving in Calais are still not respected (Human Rights Observers).Continue reading #Calais, #France: 693 evictions from informal living spaces since 1 January 2020