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Poland: Call for solidarity – Three months in jail for eviction blockade

Received May 19th via Rozbrat.org:

On the 27th of April 2016 Lukasz Bukowski, a participant of Anarchist Federation Poznan, Poland, went to prison for three months. He had been charged and sentenced with the breach of bodily integrity of a police officer which had happened during the eviction blockade of a disabled woman and her husband, […]

Frankfurt, Germany: ABS real estates office attacked

March 18th 2015

The night hasn’t yet finished. We attacked with cobblestones the windows of ABS Immobilien in Bockenheim. ABS Real Estates have houses, apartments, business premises in Frankfurt (Main), Offenbach (Main), Dietzenbach, Mainhausen, Neu-Isenburg and Rabenau, and are responsible for displacing people from their homes because they are hit by profit. People have to leave […]

Hamburg: Solidarity paint attack against housing cooperative office

Every eviction has its price! Attack with paint against the office of the ‘Bauverein Reiherstieg’ housing cooperative in Wilhelmsburg, Hamburg:

On January 26th, 2015, Heiko was evicted from his home at 10 Otterhaken in the Wilhelmsburg district of Hamburg. For a long-time he was an obstacle against the ‘Bauverein Reiherstieg’ housing cooperative because of his organising […]

Leipzig: Real estate company targeted and several luxury vehicles torched

Wednesday 21st January around 3 o’clock in the morning, four vehicles of a real estate company in Leipzig were torched: the cars destroyed by flames were all high-end vehicles (3 Mercedes and 1 Audi). This incendiary sabotage was claimed on Sunday 25th January by “Autonome Gruppen“:

In the night of 20th-21st January 2015, we attacked during […]

Germany: KSW estate agents attacked in Leipzig

In the night of the 30th–31st December, the headquarters of KSW on 2 Karl-Heine-Strasse in Leipzig were paint-bombed and the words “Fire protection OK?” were affixed. KSW is one of the large local real estate companies who ensure their profits by practicing aggressive evictions, revaluation and suppression at the expense of tenants.

The case of the […]

Berlin: Better angry than sad… Jobcenter attacked

be resistive

In the night of May 6th, 2014, we attacked the ‘Jobcenter’ in Müllerstraße in Berlin’s district of Wedding (with hammers, paint and slogans) because we consider the ‘Jobcenter’ institution a central instrument for the maintenance of capitalist conditions, which deprive people of their freedom and self-determination on a daily basis.

We […]

France: Communiqué on buildings occupied in Calais

February 28, 2014

We are a group of people from different countries and different political backgrounds who are fighting for the right to housing for everyone, whatever their origin. We announce that we have occupied (now for more than 48 hours) empty and abandoned public buildings in different parts of the town of Calais, and intend […]

Germany: Updates from the streets of Berlin, Hamburg and a few other places

previous info here

November 23rd

On Saturday, nearly 6,000 protesters marched in the city centre of Berlin during the annual demo in remembrance of comrade Silvio Meier, who was killed by neo-Nazis in 1992. However, on the same day, approximately 150 thugs from the neo-Nazi scene held a rally in one of their […]

Athens: Responsibility claim for attack at Sioufas & Associates Law Firm (legal debt collection agency)

We are at a juncture where the State and the bosses have launched an outright attack on the poor and oppressed. Impoverishing our lives and condemning us to destitution, Power aims to control every aspect of our everyday life. We are experiencing in our own skin the breakdown of public healthcare and education, layoffs and […]

Hamburg, Germany: Demo on the 21st of December in solidarity with the Rote Flora squat, the Esso houses initiative, and for refugees’ right to stay

This demonstration was called as a sign that the autonomous spectrum will never accept an eviction of the 24-year-long Rote Flora squat. However, the mobilization has had two other main reasons, too.

Gentrification in Hamburg, and other cities, is moving rapidly every day. In Hamburg’s district St. Pauli, the Senate wants to demolish the two Esso […]

Netherlands: Thunderdemo for Ubica prisoners in Utrecht

more sun, less police

Saturday the 22nd of June 2013 there was a wild, unannounced demonstration in Utrecht in solidarity with the evicted Ubica houses and the people who are still in prison.

With a short dynamic walk through the city centre, with lots of noise and leaflets, a clear stance was taken against […]

Netherlands: A report on the eviction of Ubica squat

Utrecht, Holland: 24 May 2013, night time…

Suddenly they came storming out. They were ten or fifteen. Black clothes, hooded. They had a fire extinguisher, a ladder, paint and some tires with them. And gasoline. The great final act of the sad drama of the Fall of Ubica had started.

The tensions were high up to eleven […]

Porto, Portugal: “Repression is the fear of the powerful”

Reclaim your freedom and resist collectively against the repressive State! Fascism shall not pass! Solidarity!

click on photo to read the solidarity text by CasaViva

Barcelona: Testimony of Ester Quintana, protester who lost an eye to police brutality on November 14th, 2012

November 29th —press cc button to enable English subtitles Ester Quintana, 42 years old, lost an eye to the impact of a projectile fired by the Mossos d’Esquadra (the Catalan anti-riot police) during the 14N general strike in the city of Barcelona. Her version frontally contradicts the statements of the Catalan minister for Home […]

Yekaterinburg, Russia: Solidarity action with Delta squat, comrade Gustavo Quiroga and all other anarchists in Greece

Freedom for comrade Gustavo Quiroga González

On November 18th, comrades in Yekaterinburg carried out an action for the Food Not Bombs campaign that they dedicated to anarchists from Delta squat, in Thessaloniki, as a token of international solidarity.

Here follows a raw translation of brief excerpts from their communiqué: “When people commit suicide […]

Athens: Eviction of the housing squat on Spyridonos Trikoupi street in Exarchia

On October 30th, at around 10am, anti-riot squadrons stormed the streets surrounding Exarchia square and violently evicted the housing squat on Spyridonos Trikoupi street. According to the initial information, approximately ten people were taken to the Exarchia police station, while the ‘legal’ owners of the building have not (yet) filed a lawsuit against […]

Bogotá, Colombia: Solidarity action with displaced squatters

No more urban speculation – No more ruined and empty houses

On Friday, October 5th, 2012, in a day of solidarity with displaced squatters in Bogotá, approximately 25 people gathered from 12.00 to 2.30pm in front of a squatted residential building at the corner of 47th street and 7th avenue, in order to […]

Athens: Responsibility claim for arson on the headquarters of Trastor real estate investment company

FAI/IRF AGAINST EVERY NATION

We are witnessing the most extreme contradictions that are born and die in this shit-world. While the calculators of sorcerer’s apprentices of economic statistics are counting 23,000 dead in Syria, billions of people are watching besotted the London Olympic Games; the distance between the Olympic and the […]

Rio de Janeiro: Genocide and Spectacle (pdf)

Genocide and Spectacle

An anarchist reflection on the current context in Rio de Janeiro, the operation Shock of Order, and the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil

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Brazil: Amid the Carnival, the military police raided the students’ autonomous space in the University of São Paulo (USP)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tESNNolMudk

In the morning of Monday, February 6th, a warning regarding police presence close to the main gate of the university campus mobilized the students’ movement and other supporters. It was the deadline for the repossession of the students’ autonomous space, known as Moradia Retomada (‘Retaken House’), located on the ground floor of the G block […]

Brazil: The ‘Land of the Drizzle’ mourns victims

Are you a random tourist, a businessperson or a sports fan? Have your local travel agencies ever mentioned that Brazil has it all? And has anyone suggested that you ought to check out Brazilian attractions? Should you pick eco tours in the Amazon rainforest of missing tribes, or street parades in the annual […]