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#Turin: police breaks into #Askatasuna Occupied Social Centre, 15 precautionary measures & 9 arrests for #Mayday 2017

Turin, July 13, 2018: Statement by CSOA Askatasuna, about the police operation against the social center in Turin, Italy, resulting in 15 precautionary measures and 9 arrests for May Day 2017.

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#Dijon: large refugee squat evicted

Yesterday early morning French police, with assistance from border police evicted the XXL Squat in Dijon, where about hundred asylum seekers lived. During the eviction, twenty-four people were detained by the border police. The eviction was enforced despite of the ongoing negotiations with the property owner.

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South Africa: Four-year-old child dies in #Ekuphumeleleni, death threats continue

South-Africa: A four-year-old boy was tragically killed by electrocution on Monday in our Ekuphumeleleni branch. Khanyisani Dlamini was playing with his friends when he slipped and fell on a live electric wire. He died on the scene.

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#Catania (Italy): In solidarity with Studentato 95100

On Monday June 25, it was suddenly announced that the occupied student housing block in Catania (studentato 95100) would be evicted, on grounds of public order.

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South Africa: Bahlali Bayanda: Building ubuhlali in #Gauteng

Despite the attacks and repression that we face our movement continues to become a home for impoverished people. Our movement is growing and we have vibrant branches in a number of provinces.

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Abahlali to Approach the #Durban High Court for a Spoliation Order

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South Africa: “We are all amaMpondo!” Abahlali baseMjondolo will this morning approach the Durban High Court on an urgent basis to apply for a Spoliation Order against the eThekwini Municipality. 

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South Africa: Violent and Illegal Eviction Underway at the Barcelona 2 Transit Camp, #Lamontville

Mayor Zandile Gumede has started her ‘dealing’ with Abahlali.

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South-Africa: The Road Blockades are Up on the East Rand

For years we have tried to talk to the politicians and officials in the Ekurhuleni Municipality and Gauteng Provincial Government about our urgent need for land and housing.

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South Africa: Death Threats by Armed Men Against Leaders in the Zikode Extension Occupation

Today is day 16 of the Zikode Extension Land Occupation on the East Rand, between Boksburg and Germiston. Many of us are sick after 15 nights on the land. Some of us are still carrying wounds from the brutal police assault on 17 May. Our shacks have been repeatedly destroyed and the building materials burnt or confiscated. Cars used to transport the materials to the occupation have been impounded. We are also facing death threats. Armed men, unknown to us, are looking for our leaders.

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After the series of squatting actions & evictions: Demo in #Berlin on May 25

On May 20 9 houses were squatted in Berlin and another one in Potsdam. Cops evicted the squats on the same day, but people are not giving in and call for more squatting actions and a demo on May 25 in Berlin.

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