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Posts Tagged ‘Squatting’

Brighton: Squatters attack cops with bottles and paintbombs, then set trap which leaves one cop with broken ribs (UK)

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Just over a week ago, an Interim Possession Order was served on a squatted church in Brighton. Deciding to resist the IPO, the squatters barricaded the building, and took to the roof in protest and a large group of people gathered outside.

A Banner was hung from the roof stating “The meek shall squat the earth” in reference to some religious nonsense found within the church, and a black flag was flown whilst the squatters maintained a presence on the roof for 3 consecutive days.

Out of the numerous police patrols that passed, one cocky sergeant decided to parade around the church and threatened that the police would return at 5am in the morning to evict the squatters. (more…)

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Posted in Direct Action

Moto demo solidarity to the anarchist squats in Athens's suburbs (Greece)

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Full report and more photos here

https://athens.indymedia.org/front.php3?lang=el&article_id=1490720

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Posted in Autonomy

Squat trial in Brighton (UK)

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

On September 3 2012, some people were arrested for being in a derelict building under section 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act. They are up for pleading not guilty and fighting this stupid new law.

The three defendants are booked in for a two and a half day trial at Brighton Magistrates Court which starts at 10am Monday April 22 2013.

There will be a protest outside court.

The charges originally were squatting (under s144), obstruction (of the police in their lawful duty) and abstraction (ie stealing electricity). The abstraction charge has already been dropped.

Here’s the contact details:
You can contact the support group on housingwar@squat.net
Fone – 07599377058
Twitter – housingwar (will be updated during trial)
Web – rooftopresistance.squat.net

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Posted in Social Control

Solidarity campaign for liberated spaces and anarchist comrades worldwide

Friday, January 25th, 2013

We call for a worldwide campaign of direct actions in solidarity with liberated spaces from the 2nd to the 12th of February 2013. But we don’t want to stop after a couple of actions, because this is much more than just a reaction to repression. This is a call out to all anarchists and anti-authoritarians to fight now across the world. (more…)

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Posted in Social Control

Cardiff: Eviction resistance in solidarity with Alex Haigh (UK)

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

325 receives and transmits:

We the gremlins are squatting at Gremlin Alley, City Road, Cardiff; formally known as Spin Bowling Alley and the Giety Cinema and bingo hall.

Yesterday [4th Oct] we successfully resisted an eviction from bayliffs and harrassment from police who attended for most of the day from 10AM. Banners including “We are resisting eviction: Fuck the fucking fuckers”, “Solidarity with Alex Haigh, imprisoned for 3 months for being homeless”, amongst others being displayed. (more…)

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Posted in Autonomy

Squat news from Amsterdam (Holland)

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

EVICTION WAVE HITS AMSTERDAM: SQUATTERS CHOOSE ATTACK INSTEAD OF DEFENSE.

This Tuesday the 22nd of March, the city of Amsterdam witnessed a huge eviction-wave.

It was the first big series of evictions after the new anti-squat law in Holland. The formerly quite tolerant attitude in Holland towards squatting has been replaced by a zero-tolerance approach to anyone taking housing rights into their own hands. (more…)

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Posted in Social Control

Support Lithuanian prisoner in Berlin, Laurynas Mogila (Germany)

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Laurynas was arrested last year in March for attacking a police van and a police officer during a squatter demo in Berlin. In June he was sentenced to 15 months and will be in prison until May 2010. (more…)

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Posted in Prison Struggle

Global call for action against squat prohibition (Holland)

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

We are squatters from the Netherlands. We are asking you to organize a protest (for example at the Dutch embassy) in your country against squatting prohibition in the Netherlands. We suggest to organize your protests between 26 and 28 of November, because Eerste Kamer (First Chamber of Dutch parliament) will vote about squatting prohibition beginning of December. (more…)

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Posted in Autonomy, Social Control