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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!

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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 […]

Finland: J11 solidarity action in Pyhäjoki

Activists fighting against Fennovoima’s nuclear power plant project expressed their warm greetings to anarchist and eco-prisoners as part of the international action day June 11th.

You are not alone

You are not forgotten

The passion for freedom is stronger than any prison!

In Finnish | Check out hyökyaalto for updates from Pyhäjoki protest camp

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Toulouse, France: Summary of the arrests, convictions and sentences from recent ZAD demos

“In Toulouse like elsewhere the state imprisons” – Toulouse, May 2012

About the arrestees, convictions and those locked-up from the November and February ZAD demonstrations in Toulouse. A call for solidarity.

Whilst there is currently a campaign of international solidarity and also against the conviction of a single demonstrator from November, it seems important […]

France: Protester killed in clashes with police at the ZAD of Testet

Background info on the struggle against the dam in Testet: 1, 2

According to a statement from squatters in the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes, during the night between Saturday and Sunday the 26th of October 2014 a protester named Remi was killed in clashes that broke out after a rally against the construction of a dam […]

Nantes: Call for a demo and decentralized actions of solidarity against repression of the anti-airport movement

Cops, judges, screws: get your hands off! On February 22nd, 2014, more than 50,000 people gathered in Nantes for the biggest anti-airport demonstration ever. As it was declared illegal by the prefecture, it quickly faced stunning repression; hundreds of over-armed cops surrounded the demo while a huge anti-riot wall blocked the central street of the […]

Atlanta, GA: Tractors sabotaged for the ZAD, No TAV, Hambach Forest

On the night of February 22nd, we poured a mixture of sand and water into the fuel tanks of two tractors used in the construction of a new Atlanta streetcar. The streetcar is one of many major development projects the city has initiated in the past few years as a part of a […]