received February 2nd 2017
No freedom of movement for WMD minions
On 2nd of February, starting 06.30 AM, five anti-nuclear activists blocked the pleasantly busy morning traffic at the south gate of Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde (yes, they’re still having this monarchy thing going […]
Recently we published an emergency call-out concerning the situation of our fresh, small but active forest occupation standing against the nuclear monster Andra and its CIGEO plan. On 24th of November, our eviction threat got concrete. The environmental authority decided to free Andra from carrying out an environmental impact study, opening its way towards the […]
On the 1st of August, the nuclear monster Andra was ruled by the court to cease the clear cuts and fencing off the forest without legal permits. Today, 24th of November, the environmental authority ruled that Andra is freed from having to carry out an environmental impact study concerning its plans, but can instead […]
Autumn has arrived – and as nights grow longer, we keep on struggling against the planned underground disposal facility for highly radioactive nuke waste (CIGEO) and the nuclear company Andra out and off from destroying these woodlands of Mandres in Bure, France. After nearly 5 months of demonstrations, (re)occupations, forest walks, evictions, legal actions, (wall) […]
Received April 30th:
Repression against the opponents of Fennovoima-Rosatom nuclear power plant project continues: and it’s getting worse and worse. On Friday 29.4. two protest camp sites got evicted in Pyhäjoki, Finland. Police operations were, on a Finnish scale, massive. Not big. Massive. Present were roughly 20 police vans, officers in riot gear, border […]
Received April 28th:
Today 28.4. around 3 pm, a riot cops and a police patrol with dogs started to approach the camp. We communicated clearly to the police with a megaphone that they are not welcome, and we don’t want to engage in conflict with them. The police didn’t say anything or answer to […]
Received April 13th:
Fennovoima-Rosatom tries to build a new nuclear power plant to Pyhäjoki, Finland. Nuclear energy is by every standards outdated technology, financially unprofitable, increases the centralization of energy production and produces hazardous nuclear waste for generations to come.
On top of it all, Fennovoima-Rosatom is destroying unique nature as we speak and messing […]
On 6th of April, anti-nuclear activists blocked the entire traffic to the Fennovoima-Rosatom’s nuclear power plant construction site in Pyhäjoki, Finland. In total the blockade lasted roughly two to two-and-a-half hours.
For now, there is only one road leading to the construction site that can take the heavy machinery. This road connects to […]
Received April 3rd:
When checking the interwebs on 29th of March we found an interesting contradiction.
The local yellow press price winner, Ilta-Sanomatm published a short article about two magically self-combusted cars of the private security company Securitas. At the same time an anonymous operator claimed responsibility on torching these vehicles, stating the following:
Received March 25th by anti-nuke campers of Pyhäjoki:
After a while the police rolled in. The Oulun Energia staff went to great efforts in trying to find a way to get the police inside and the demonstrators out as sneakily as possible: for one reason or another they really wished not to get […]
Received March 18th:
On 15th of March the Pyhäjoki anti-nuclear protest camp participated the International Day Against Police Brutality with a banner drop and by serving two private Fennovoima-Rosatom security guards and a police officer with cream pies. The little goodwill demonstration encouraged the public to remember the dangers environmental and human rights activists […]
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So. There’s an anti-nuclear protest site at the west coast of Finland. And it’s holding an action week between 22th of April – 1st of May, 2016, while celebrating its first anniversary of existence. What’s all this about? To put it all in […]
Received January 24th:
In mid-January Fennovoima-Rosatom announced that their geopolitically and environmentally funky plan to build this Putin’s own little western nuclear power plant is running and sticking with set timetables ”just as planned”. Well. How to put this nicely and in a constructive manner? (And on second thought: why should we even bother […]
In the end of April 2016 it will be a year since Fennovoima started to prepare areas of Hanhikivi cape for the new nuclear power plant construction in Northern Finland. At the same time the protest camp against Fennovoima celebrates its first anniversary. The camp was able to stay inside the construction area over five […]
Received Friday 23rd October:
Today, work at the Fennovoima nuclear power plant construction site was disrupted once again!
Three trucks were stopped – two by people climbing aboard and one by a person chaining themself to the vehicle. After 1.5 hours, the police managed to take three people in their custody.
With this direct action, […]
Update 23.9.15 at 23:30pm: The person in a tree-house has been taken down by the cops on 23.9.2015. The operation required cutting trees, building a new road, a special unit of cops and fire department, 3 big vehicles, guards, and many hours. Finally the mop of pine martens caught the squirrel. Our comrade was taken […]
Received September 21st:
The police (sent by Nuclear company Fennovoima) evicted most of the anti-nuclear action camp on September 15th in Pyhäjoki. Police also arrested 5 people. The camp has been successfully resisting the nuclear power plant project for 5 months. The police still haven’t managed to evict one of the protesters who is now […]
Finland: Police attacks occupation in Pyhäjoki and Squat Venetsia, Helsinki
On Tuesday September 15 the cops and security guards from local security company Arlia and G4S started to evict the protesters on Fennovoima´s planned nuclear construction site on Hanhikivi Cape in Pyhäjoki. 4 arrests where made but people where released the day after. […]
Not far from Bure, an analysis site of ANDRA was attacked by a few determined night owls.
At Bure, in Meuse, power is trying by all its means to have accepted a nuclear waste landfill project 500 meters underground.
Despite that the project has not yet officially started, that of the nuclear waste not arriving […]
Sometime during the third week of June, machines where once again sabotaged on Fennovoima’s construction site in Hanhikivi, northern Ostrobothnia.
A digger and a bulldozer were caused some expensive damage, by destroying machinery cables. The individual(s) who made the action represent no network, group or organisation.
Solidarity with people resisting nuclear construction in Pyhäjoki and […]
Activists fighting against Fennovoima’s nuclear power plant project expressed their warm greetings to anarchist and eco-prisoners as part of the international action day June 11th.
You are not alone
You are not forgotten
The passion for freedom is stronger than any prison!
In Finnish | Check out hyökyaalto for updates from Pyhäjoki protest camp
On the night to Monday 8 of June a machine (digger) was sabotaged on the construction site of Fennovoima’s planned nuclear power plant. Cables and wires etc were cut and the windows were smashed.
The individuals who made the action on the 8 of june represent themselves and not an organisation or network of activists.
Translation of PDF leaflet ‘Bring your pickaxe‘ for an anti-nuclear camp – 1st-10th August
We have 10 days to bury ANDRA!
The management of nuclear waste hasn’t and never will have a solution. It will always be there, whether 500 metres underground here at Bure, like elsewhere. The urgency is not about […]
June 8th – 21st 2015
Energy company Fennovoima intends to start building a new nuclear power plant at the ecologically valuable Hanhikivi cape in Pyhäjoki, in Northern Ostrobothnia of Finland. Join us to stop the construction of this 100 000 year lasting problem, at its beginning!
Finnish energy policy is still […]
We come from counter-summits, Climate Action camps, No Border villages; struggles in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, the Susa Valley or in the Sivens; anti-nuclear struggles such as in Valognes, Montabot or Bure; social, feminist and anti-authoritarian struggles…
If all these struggles are singular, many of us will bear the same horizontality structured ideals and reflections to combat all […]