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Hambach Forest: Eviction possible next week

source: hambacherforst.org

Based on different observations, we assume that an eviction of all soil structures and tree houses is scheduled for next week (Nov. 5th – Nov. 9th). Get ready for it, it’s best to come by early, as the access is likely to be more difficult from the beginning of the week. According […]

Hambach Forest: We squatted Manheim!

source: hambacherforst.org

We squatted Manheim!

Two weeks ago humans were chased from their homes in Hambacher Forst. Whilst the main public focus was on the protests in the forest, already for years people have been forced out of the surrounding villages. And so also in Manheim.

Rather than only concerning […]

Hambach Forest: Photo Impressions 10/06/18

received 10 / 06 / 18

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Hambach Forest: Jazzy and Winter released from jail with requirements

source: ABC Rhineland

Tuesday, October 2nd 2018, Jazzy and Winter were released after their court hearing.

Both of them sat more than two weeks in pre-trial detention. Now the Düren district-court decided not to continue enforcing the restriction-order.

Both of them are now free, and their identities still unknown to the authorities!

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[Hambach Forest] Declaration from the canopy following yesterday’s events (Thu, Sep 20th)

Statement from one person in the forest Throughout a history of relentless and brutal police interventions, those occupying Hambacher Wald in opposition to RWE’s ecological devastation and structural violence, have been forced to seek recourse in even more inventive methods of non-violent resistance, often putting their own safety at risk. Over the years many of […]

[Hambach Forest] RIP Steffen

On Wednesday afternoon about 3:45 pm, the movement journalist, blogger and activist Steffen Horst Meyn, died in the tree house village Beechtown in Hambach Forest. He crashed while attempting to document an ongoing eviction action by the Special Task Force of Police (SEK), from a suspension bridge from about 20 m height. Rescue workers on […]

[Hambach Forest] A forest friend fell from a tree and died during a police attempt to evict the tree house village

19.09.18

“A friend who has accompanied us as a journalist for a long time in the forest, fell today from a suspension bridge over 20 meters high in Beechtown and died. At that time police and RWE tried to evict the tree house village. The SEK was in the process of arresting an activist near the […]

Support Hambach Resistance

This campaign is complicit and supportive of the one which, since 2012, has become one of the symbols of the fight for the liberation of the Earth from the chains of capitalism: the resistance to defend the Hambach forest! Since 6 years people from all over the world, through blockades, sabotage, and occupation of trees, […]

Victoria, Australia: Solidarity with imprisoned comrades from the Hambach forest occupation

Received on 05.02.18

Solidarity from so-called Victoria, Australia, with imprisoned comrades from the Hambach forest occupation in Germany. On January 22nd, cops raided tree houses and barricade structures in the forest, and took 9 people into custody. We took this photo as a small part of the international day of solidarity with the Hambi 9 on […]

Hambach Forest, Germany: Cutting Season ’17

Background

The start of October also marks the start of the annual cutting season – the time between October and February during which RWE has permission to clear the forest. The company cuts 70-80ha every year. But not much is left of the Hambach Forest, and the occupied trees are […]

Germany: Hambach coal railroad tracks sabotaged

On the night of the 5th of january I paid a visit to the hambach open cast browncoal mine close to Aachen. My goal was to destroy the railroad tracks with a load of thermite i stole from an other industrial company.

Thermite burns around 2500 degrees celcius and the steel of the tracks melts around […]

[Hambach Forest struggle] Compañeres Hodei, Siao and Maya out of prison

Originally published December 21st 2016 on ‘Libertad Preses Hambach‘:

“It has been confirmed that Hodei, Siao and Maya have just been released from prison. We hope to have more information soon.”

ABC Rhineland also confirm their release and provide a few more details, here.

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Athens: Bulldozer of DEI electricity company torched in Exarchia

In the early hours of December 2nd 2016, on the corner of Akadimias and Themistokleous St. a bulldozer at the service of DEI electricity company couldn’t take it anymore and decided to give an end to its automatized routine. Before its self-immolation the poor machine reportedly said:

“Solidarity with the comrades Siao, Hodey and Maya, recently […]

Zaragoza, Spain: Solidarity with the fighters of Hambach forest

From Zaragoza we want to show our support to the comrades recently arrested in Hambach forest (Germany) for the struggle that is happening to save the forests, against an open-pit mine.

More specifically, we send warm greetings to the two comrades from the Spanish State who are incarcerated in Cologne’s prison (Germany), accused of possessing explosives […]

Germany: An update from Hambach

In the early morning of November 15th, in the light of the full moon, an autonomous group welcomed forest workers with a heartwarming fire.

Flaming barricades were set up on the main road to the Hambach Forest to prevent the RWE-hired forest-killers from reaching their working-site.

The barricade attracted the attention of several security workers, cops, as […]

Pyhäjoki, Finland: Drive-by barricade – End of dialogue

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 up the […]

Brandenburg, Germany: Huba’s trial on March 22nd at the court in Cottbus

Received as a background to Hambach forest activist Huba in jail:

Sara has been found guilty by the municipal court Cottbus (trial from the 29.01.16) to have committed shoplifting of goods of low value. The penalty has been extraordinary high, instead of the usual fine she has been sentenced to 2 months of prison. She gave […]

Germany: Hambach forest activist Huba in jail

After the courtcase of LAUtonomia activist Sara on the 22nd of march at Cottbus district court, our compa Huba got arrested. Sarah was released and got arrested straight away again for something else, but we don’t have info on why and for what. Sarah was in jail for a month for not giving ID after getting […]

Germany: Ongoing eviction in the Hambach forest – Support needed!

Yesterday morning [March 14th] the meadow occupation was surrounded by cops. This turned into a huge police operation: All main paths in the forest were cleared, fixed and broadened, all barricades and triprods destroyed. Until today four unoccupied platforms were evicted. Police forces are still present all around, chasing people who try to build new […]

Germany: The conflict against RWE at hambach forest has intensified…

The conflict against RWE at hambacher forest has intensified with every day since the beginning of this new year.

Many individuals embracing a diverse variety of tactics have been hard at work bringing anarchic mischief to the mine.

Some elements of practical refusal from the occupiers of the forest include:

* The continuous barricading of the roads used […]

Hambach Forest, Germany: RWE security guards run over activists as resistance intensifies

Yesterday (21.01.2016) RWE security guards hit activists with a car as the latter were defending the ancient forest against logging operations (see video below). Two activists were kidnapped. One was successfully de-arrested, the other, Fledermaus, was beaten and handed over to the police, accused of assault, and will likely stay imprisoned in Aachen for the next […]

Germany: Arsons and sabotage against the open cast lignite mine operated by RWE at Hambach Forest

On the night of December 31st we carried out 3 acts of arson and sabotage against the open cast lignite mine operated by RWE at Hambacher Forest.

We set up homemade stingers on the road used by the mine security forces to harass and distract them whilst we set fire to various bundles of cables and […]

Essen, Germany: Attack against RWE energy company headquarters in the context of the COP21

In the night of Saturday 12th to Sunday 13th December 2015, we beautified the headquarters of the RWE energy company in Essen with paint-bombs and pieces of bitumen, to insist that RWE is responsible for climate change. RWE is the largest European CO2 emitter at the top, in addition to several coal power plants, opencast […]

Germany: Solidarity in the depths of the forest

Some anarchists at the squatted Hambach Forest sent us these pictures as a display of solidarity with comrades facing repression in the Spanish State. Their banner reads: “Mateo Morral, Pandora, Piñata, Ice… Same repression, same solidarity.”

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Hambach Forest: Solidarity Call – Freedom For Jus

7 weeks ago our comrade Jus got taken from us at the eviction of Remi’s Tower, a huge baricade build in honour of Remi Fraisse, who got killed by the freakin cops.

The first 3 weeks Jus was on hunger strike and as a reaction to that the cops told him he did not have a […]