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Harrisburg, USA: Solidarity Action for la ZAD

received 6/15/18

In the early hours of the 8th of June we immobilized an earth mover in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at a new development project.

This small gesture was taken in solidarity with la ZAD of Notre-Dam-des-Landes, France, where rebels have fought to maintain an autonomous zone, free from the state and it’s plans […]

France: CALL OUT for solidarity actions from the ZAD of Notre Dame des Landes

received on 11.04.18

A CALL FOR INTERGALACTIC SOLIDARITY ACTIONS EVERYWHERE TO END THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ZAD OF NOTRE DAME DES LANDES

We are writing with the smell of tear gas rising from our fingers. The springtime symphony of birdsong is punctuated by the explosive echo of concussion grenades. Our eyes are watering, less […]

Philadelphia, USA: Attack on Construction Vehicle in Solidarity with the ZAD and Camp White Pine

A bulldozer is only wanted after it has been destroyed…

received on 14.04.18

Dear international anarchist thugs, illegalists, casseurs, and defenders of wildness,

we are reporting live from Philadelphia. An attack has just been made, throwing a wrench in the cogs of the machinery of progress… well more literally some wires were cut and […]

Solidarity with la ZAD from Wiradjuri country, in so-called Australia

received 4/13/18

For almost a decade la ZAD in Notre Dame Des Landes has been an autonomous zone, liberated from the French republic. The zone is currently being attacked by a massive police operation intent on the complete destruction of this seed of another possible world, a world free from the logic of […]

Notre-Dame-des-Landes, France: Targeted evictions begin Monday, 9 th. April

received 4/6/18

THIS IS THE STATEMENT FROM THE ZAD ASSEMBLY OF USES – 3rd April 2018

On February 10th, a few weeks after the airport project was dropped, dozens of thousands of people converged again to Notre-Dame-des-Landes to root the future of the zad. Since then, the assembly of uses(*) has laid […]

Nantes, France: Report-back on the demonstration of March 31st

Today, March 31st, a new day of mobilisation against labour reforms took place. Everywhere in France colleges were blockaded, schools were on strike and several demonstrations occurred which ended in conflict against the cops, like in Toulouse, Marseille, Rennes, Nantes and Paris.

In Nantes, the demonstration gathered more than 30,000 people, and all along […]

Toulouse, France: Incendiary attack against Vinci trucks

Photo from incendiary attack against Vinci trucks in Limoges, June 2015

Solidarity arson

Toulouse Saturday 27th February

We set fire to several trucks on a Vinci construction site. We wanted to kick start a fire. To have fun together, to not go where we were expected. It was great. A fire in winter is […]

Philadelphia, USA: Solidarity to the ZAD of Notre-Dame-Des-Landes

Received February 27th:

Today, February 27, we put up posters in downtown Philadelphia in response to the call for a general mobilization against the airport project in Notre Dame Des Landes. The posters explain what the ZAD is and the struggle against the airport. We mostly put posters up on LAZ parking lots and […]

France: News from concerning the ZAD – January 25th to 31st 2016

In Nantes between 150 and 200 people assembled in response to the decision to evict the historical opponenets. The plate glass door of city hall suffered a mishap. Until Vinci goes away! Resistance and sabotage.

Monday January 25

The big news for today is evidently the verdict of the trial against our comrades who […]

Helsinki, Finland: Black greetings to the French government

Received January 25th:

18.1 – 24.1.2016: Loads of JCDecaux bus stops along one of the busiest roads in Helsinki were painted with ZAD slogans.

We want to express our solidarity to the defenders of the ZAD and also our indignation towards the French media that is spreading anti-ZAD propaganda.

There won’t be an airport!

[…]

Rennes, France: Blockade against the airport and its world, its high-speed rail and its jail

This Friday, January 22nd, at dawn, people decided to blockade the road passing through the middle of the construction site for the new Eurorennes train station and in front of the women’s prisons’ main entrance.

Bins were overturned, oil spilled and the following text plastered on the jail walls and site fences:

This morning, we’re […]

“Melbourne, Australia”: Disruption of Vinci and French Consulate

Z(A)D Everywhere!

Vinci clear off

ZAD Everywhere

ZAD Everywhere

Received January 23rd:

To the defenders of the ZAD,

Solidarity from anarchists in so-called ‘Melbourne, Australia’- the never-ceded indigenous land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, stolen and occupied by the genocidal settler-colonial state.

In response to recent […]

Notre-Dame-des-Landes, France: February 27th – General mobilisation for the abandonment of the airport project – prepare yourselves!

The mobilisation in recent days has been tremendous: thanks to the strength of the demonstration on Nantes’ outskirts, but also due to the actions and gatherings multiplying in dozens of other French cities. It’s clear that the anti-airport movement is denser and livelier than ever. This is because it’s become emblematic of so many […]

Brussels: Call-out for solidarity with four people charged over the destruction of the maxi-prison model

In its mad race for profits, capitalism throws more and more people into precariousness and makes our environment increasingly unliveable. Faced with scolding anger and misery sown into anything that goes, the state invests in maintaining order and builds new prisons.

At a time when the people are constrained to tighten their belts, the government […]

Cali, Colombia: Solidarity with the ZAD!

Some graffiti on the walls of Cali Univsersity [University of Valle] in Colombia (carried out on January 15th 2016).

Some anarchists from Cali uni send their solidarity to the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes:

Destruction of all forms of power!

Cali uni (UniValle) in solidarity with the ZAD!

UniValle in solidarity with the ZAD […]

Nantes, France: Police station repainted in support of the ZAD

Whilst the cases of the last legal occupants of the Zad were being judged this Wednesday [January 13th 2016], we set out to repaint the red police station facade of the Beaujoire neighbourhood, in the purest tradition of Nantes-style greenwashing.

We’re not fooled: we know well that every court defeat […]

Toulouse, France: Flaming barricades in support of the ZAD of Notre-Dame-Des-Landes

On Saturday 9th January 2016 at 9am, the motorway slip-road to Toulouse airport, as well as the tram, were blockaded with help from flaming barricades.

A trial of the inhabitants of the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes will take place on the 13th January in Nantes, that will surely result in an eviction decision accompanied by […]

Lille, France: Support action to the blocking of Nantes’ ring-road

Against the Ayrault-port of Notre Dame Des Landes. Vinci, out of our lives. [Jean-Marc] Ayrault was the former Mayor of Nantes and subsequently Prime Minister

Saturday 9th January:

At this very moment in Lille a day/evening is being held of support to the ZAD of Notre Dame des Landes and the inhabitants that face […]

Lille: Afternoon/evening of support to the ZAD of Notre-Dame-Des-Landes

Afternoon/evening of support to the ZAD of Notre-Dame-Des-Landes Film, snacks, literature, discussion, pizza, bar, concert. Notre Dame of struggles 15 Rue Abélard, Lille, Metro: Porte d’Arras

January 9th 2016 from 3pm at La Ferblanterie

Excerpt: For a few months the government has announced its wish, to resume airport works involving the eviction […]

Nantes, France: Call-out for a massive day of action on Saturday 9th January (change of date)

No evictions in Notre-Dame-Des-Landes: By bike, tractor or foot – On the Nantes ring-road! Saturday 09/01/16. On the call-out from components of the struggle against the airport.

ATTENTION! Change of date

General mobilisation of opponents to the airport project the 9th January, following the announcement of the hearing for […]

Geneva, Switzerland: Burying the airport of Notre-Dame-Des-Landes

In these days of celebrations, we wanted to also extend our wishes to the French government. Death wishes where the Notre-Dame-Des-Landes project is buried once and for all.

Faced with the growing ZAD eviction threats, a small team of artist-apprentices in the night of December 25th to 26th went to decorate the French consulate […]

Brussels: Attacks against prison and the world it protects – for a Black December

Originally published December 26th:

Responding to calls for a Black December through acts. Responding to our desires for freedom. Responding by attack against that which allows this oppressive and destructive system to continue.

During these last two weeks that have passed, at least 5 Eiffage construction company vans felt their tires emptied of the […]

Nantes, France: Against the airport and the Cop21 – Resistance and colour!

While the multinational Vinci is an official partner of the “COP21 Solutions: Come live the climate experience” exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris, providing two conferences there (one of which is co-presented by an executive director of Veolia), to explain to the public at which point their approach is “green”, sustainable and eco-responsible; its […]

Angers, France: Solidarity action to the ZAD

During the day of Wednesday 9th December, tags were placed in the corridors facing the offices of GECCO (Vertebrate Conservation and Ecology Group) on the ground floor in building F of Angers science university.

It now reads “zad everywhere”, “research = collaborator”.

GECCO sends students onto the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes in order to conduct studies […]

France: ZAD Eviction Threat – Some context for the international community

Over the past month the Prime Minister, President, and pro-airport lobby have been increasingly vocal and clear about their desire to evict the zad and begin work on the airport as soon as they can. The time frame of January-March is recurrent in their public declarations. These are threats, not inevitabilities.

The anti-airport movement is […]