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Buenos Aires: CuCoCo social centre suffered an arson attack

CuCoCo social centre (cultural, cooperative and communitarian space, also known as Huerta de Saavedra), in the Saavedra neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, was intentionally torched on the 8th of February 2014 at around 5.30am.

CuCoCo is a social and cultural centre occupied since 2002 by neighbours, after the 2001 Argentine crisis and subsequent riots. The […]

Greece: Crackdown against three squatted spaces in the port city of Patras

On August 5th, 2013, at about 6.30am, uniformed and plainclothes cops raided and evicted three squatted spaces in Patras, namely Parartima squat on the corner of Corinthou and Aratou streets, Maragopouleio squat on Gounari street, and the Self-managed Hangout inside the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Patras. All three squatted […]

Athens, Sunday 3.2: Protest gathering in Thissio after yet another murder of an immigrant

On February 1st, 2013 at around 20.30pm immigrant street vendors in the neighbourhood of Thissio were chased off by the Athens municipal police, trapping one of them in a corner just above the rails of the Thissio metro station. When the cops attempted to steal the worker’s merchandise by shoving him, Babakar […]

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 […]

Corfu, Greece: Communiqué on the attempted eviction of the rural squat ‘Elaia’

Yesterday morning, March 6th, a crew of Corfu Municipality stormed Elaia squat on the pretext of ‘cleansing and exploiting’ the greenhouse in the occupied rural space on behalf of the Green Municipal Administration. This morning, March 7th, the participants in the squat blocked this raid, but then the deputy mayor Yannis Riggas, who paid us […]

Athens: Homeless people evicted from a municipal building

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

On Monday, February 6th, 2012, a very cold night under heavy rain, hail and strong wind, seven homeless people approached the municipal building of the closed gym in the neighbourhood of Rouf to spend the night. Among them was a pregnant woman who was not feeling well at all.

The City of Athens threw […]

The Greek State attempts to break (also) the strike of the municipal workers

Workers in municipalities (POE-OTA) are protesting against the wage cuts and arrangements for the suspension of staff (bound to lead to mass layoff). They have now called for 48hour repeated strikes from Saturday 15/10 until Thursday 20/10 (at least).

On October 14th in Athens, attorney general Eleni Raikou issued a decision against the strike of […]