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London: Latest communique by Squatters and Homeless Autonomy (SHA)

Received November 14th:Against Apolitical Squatting

Coming to Terms

In Camden, an eight-month squat is evicted by pigs and three are arrested under Section 144, the 2012 ban on residential squatting. A man in a SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SQUAT t-shirt waits for NELSN to forward a text. Two arrive from a council-estate squat further north. Builders […]

Of the necessity to find ourselves: A camp in Bure for Summer 2015

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 forms […]

Barcelona: Archdiocesan radio station attacked

In this week’s autonomous actions against the outlawing of abortion (1–7 February 2014), we took to the streets to add our expression of rage. In the early hours of Thursday, February 6th, we attacked the offices of Radio Estel, broadcaster of Barcelona’s Archdiocese, and headquarters of the magazine “Catalunya Cristiana”, located on the corner of […]

Barcelona: Sabotage against anti-abortion foundation

In the early hours of February 10th, 2014 we smashed all the glass windows of the Vidal i Barraquer Foundation, located in the Sant Gervasi neighbourhood in Barcelona, to indicate their active complicity with the Spanish Episcopal Conference in preventing abortions. We thus join the days of struggle for autonomous feminism against the new anti-abortion […]

Vienna: Police car set on fire

In the night of January 17th, 2014 we torched a police van of the PAZ (police detention centre) located in Hernalser Gürtel street in Vienna.

People subject to custody pending deportation are imprisoned in the PAZ, from where they are continuously deported from Austria.

With this small gesture we wanted to attack Austria’s racist construct […]

Greece: Solidarity gestures with the Rote Flora squat in Hamburg

“Solidarity with Rote Flora of Hamburg and all squats worldwide. We are an image from the future. Revolution: inalienable!”

On December 24, 2013 people from the Self-managed Hangout of Karditsa placed a banner at the central square of the city, in solidarity with the Rote Flora squat and all squats in the world.

Terrorism […]

Refugee struggle in Hamburg and other parts of Germany

Check also previous updates, here. October 23rd Nearly 50 activists gathered in front of Hamburg’s city hall to show their solidarity with refugees, while the Senate had a meeting inside. The activists displayed a banner reading “No one is illegal” and shouted slogans. After a short time police arrived and pushed the activists out of […]

Germany: Updates related to refugee protest in Hamburg

Since the winter of 2012/2013, approximately 300 African refugees live in Hamburg. They managed to escape from Libya, migrated to Italy and then reached the German border. In May 2013 fighters of the group “Lampedusa in Hamburg,” recognized in Italy as refugees from the NATO-war in Libya, publicly stepped into action for the first time […]

Germany: Stop the racial profiling in Hamburg – Raw updates from protests (ongoing)

Ultimatum given to the Senate of Hamburg

The Hamburg Senate is responsible for racial profiling as part of a manhunt against Libyan refugees. It affects people who managed to get from Italy’s southernmost island Lampedusa to Hamburg, and are now facing state persecution. Governors have pushed the escalation to a higher level, and forced […]

Bremen, Germany: Deutsche Telekom van torched and Siemens car destroyed

In the night from 29 to 30 of May 2013 we set fire to the Telekom parking lot which is located on Mary-Somerville-Str. (close to the university), to burn down a Telekom vehicle. Deutsche Telekom is only one of the many inhumane firms. They acquired large shares of the Greek OTE already years ago, and […]

Barcelona: The Expropriated Bank in Gracia in danger of eviction

A few days ago, we received a letter from the court summoning us to a civil trial against the Expropriated Bank in the Gracia hood of Barcelona. We did not know that there was a civil process opened against our space (Banc Expropiat de Gràcia), and so we did not expect this letter. The oral […]

Germany: Responsibility claim for incendiary attack on vehicles of the Berlin municipal police

On the night of January 29th, 2013, during a spontaneous warm-up party for the campaign against the 16th International Police Congress (in February), five cars of Berlin’s Order Office in the district of Mitte were torched, and the building on Berolinastraße was paint-bombed.

If we would only see the police congress as a security industry exhibition, […]

For a Black February – The fight goes on…

Direct Action Campaign in defense of liberated spaces and imprisoned comrades worldwide

Squat the empty homes! Demolish the prison society!

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Santiago, $hile: Memory and combat

This Sunday, February 3rd, we came out on the street in force to broadcast onto one of the walls of the CSO (Squatted Social Centre) Sacco y Vanzetti so that we keep alive the memory and that no space will die in a bastardized judicial archive; memory as a weapon is realized from the streets […]

Heraklion, Crete: Banners of Evangelismos squat

The banners read:

Struggle for autarky, equality, autonomy Don’t be silly – Ideas cannot be evicted

February 2nd, 2013

[Germany] Worldwide action days for liberated spaces, 2–12 February

SJZ (in Siegburg) stays! LiZ (in Bonn) comes!

The Siegburg Libertarian Youth (in North Rhine-Westphalia) addresses a call-out in the context of the Black February direct action days, and draws particular attention to few regional issues and developments, so that solidarians can also express their support to various local initiatives and projects.

First, they […]

Xanthi, Northern Greece: Self-organized spaces and other collectives call for anti-repression demo at the city’s central square

The poster of the open social space Xanadu reads:

Antifascist – anti-repression Political demonstration Against state and parastatal attacks. In opposition to fascism which wants us slaves and cheap at work, at heart and in mind. Solidarity to squats and self-organized spaces.

Saturday, January 26th, 2013, 12.00pm, Central Square (Xanthi) Open Social Space Xanadu located on Spartis […]

Cologne: Solidarity with Villa Amalias, Skaramaga, radio 98FM (Greece), SJZ, LIZ (Germany), the ZAD (France) and the Assentamento Milton Santos (Brazil)

Recent banner drop from squatters, comrades and solidarian residents in Petralona, Athens: ‘SQUATS WILL STAY! FOCI OF RESISTANCE EVERYWHERE!’

Click on photo to read the message of some people from the autonomous space cologne (az köln), in germany, who also call for solidarity with the families threatened with eviction in the milton santos […]

Athens: Villa Amalias re-squatted and re-evicted; mass detentions

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VLTaS2TLiI

Early in the morning of Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 dozens of people re-squatted Villa Amalias.

Heavy anti-riot police forces that encircled the building threw repeatedly tear gas inside. At approximately 9.20am, anti-riot squadrons (MAT, YMET) along with the EKAM special suppressive antiterrorist unit were deployed in the area, smashed the building’s windows and raided it anew, […]

Germany: Freedom dies with security – CAMOVER 2013

The idea of the game is to destroy as much CCTV cameras as possible. For this we decided to announce a competition. For joining in, you need to form an autonomous group with a name that starts with Cell…, Commando…, Brigade…, etc. and ends with a cool historic person. The only other requirement for you […]

Athens: Paint bomb attack against the old city hall, in solidarity with Villa Amalias squat

On the night of December 24th, comrades wanted to add a bit of colour to the miserable Christmas decoration that the mayor of Athens, Giorgos Kaminis, had reserved for the city. We wanted to show him that the lousy political dealings on the repression against Villa Amalias squat will not be left unanswered. He will […]

Athens: Upcoming solidarity events for Villa Amalias (squat besieged by cops)

The poster reads:

No one can deprive us of what is already ours

Thursday, December 27th Event at Victoria Square by 17.00pm – The group “Tsiritsantzoules” will perform Mistero Buffo by Dario Fo – Video screenings by and for Villa Amalias squat

Saturday, December 29th – Demonstration in solidarity with Villa Amalias, starting from Propylaea (on Panepistimiou Street) […]

Athens: Responsibility claim for arson attack on municipal services branch in Sepolia, in solidarity with Villa Amalias squat

In the early morning hours of Friday, December 21st we placed an incendiary device consisting of five gas canisters at the building facade of the KEP (so-called Citizens’ Service Centre) which is located at the intersection of Dyrrachiou and Amvrakias streets, in the district of Sepolia.

We were armed with rage and consciousness concerning the latest […]

Athens: The 8 arrestees of Villa Amalias squat have been released, 24.12.2012

Solidarity banner in Mytilini (Lesvos Island): “Villa Amalias is each and every one of us. Back off, ruffians! Go forth, comrades!”

The eight comrades, who were arrested on December 20th during the police raid in Villa Amalias squat, have all been released. [Update in Greek:] Three of them walked without the imposition of […]

Athens: Brief updates about Villa Amalias and the eight arrested squatters

Flier found in the town of Livadia: ‘Solidarity with Villa Amalias’

• Second communiqué of comrades from Villa Amalias squat, here

• Short reportback from a spontaneous solidarity demo last night (20.12) in downtown Athens, which took place just after the anarchist assembly at the Athens University of Economics and Business (ASOEE), here

• “Early […]