Author: tegengif

South Africa: Break-in at the Abahlali baseMjondolo Office

This morning we arrived at our office, which is in the Diakonia Centre in central Durban, to find that there had been a break in last night. The hard drives of two computers, an external hard drive and the keys

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JaKra!

JaKra! is initiated by KSU Den Haag (The Hague Squatting Info Centre). In this book project we would like to look back on a number of developments and events in the past year, together with squatters and housing activists in

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Athens: Squat evacuation, the “gentle” arm of the Left’s repression

We can see clearly how SYRIZA is managing power. That’s why we ought to prepare ourselves for the next stages of this repressive offense. [Originally published by Athens Indymedia.] There is an undeniable fact. Counting the evacuated squats during the

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Anti-Terrorist Operation against Anarchism in Madrid

On the morning of May 13, a new antiterrorist operation against anarchism struck in Tetuán (Madrid). The anarchist space ‘The Ambush’ [La Emboscada] and another squatter home were searched by members of the brigada de información [political police/special branch] and

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Bern (Switzerland): Fabrikool evicted

Since the early hours of the morning, the squatted Fabrikool house in the Länggass in Bern has been evicted by representatives of the canton and cops. The building is closed off on a large scale and surrounded by about 25

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Amsterdam: Wijde Heisteeg Update

More than two years after the eviction of Wijde Heisteeg 7 in Amsterdam centre, two people are still fighting against a prison sentence for squatting a house that it is still empty today. The eviction was on 23 December 2016

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Sisterhood and Squatting in the 1970s: Feminism, Housing and Urban Change in Hackney

History Workshop Journal, Volume 83, Issue 1, Spring 2017, Pages 79–97, https://doi.org/10.1093/hwj/dbx024 Christine Wall Published: 07 June 2017 WHOLE THING AVAILABLE FREE ONLINE Abstract By the mid 1970s an estimated 20–30,000 people throughout Greater London had reclaimed, repaired and squatted

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Montreuil (Paris-banlieue): eviction of l’Écharde

Eviction of l’Écharde, 19 rue Garibaldi, in Montreuil (Paris, métro Robespierre). Come now to support the squatters! Gathering tonight against all evictions, at 07:00pm , at the end of avenue de la Résistance, in Montreuil (métro Croix-de-Chavaux). Tweet

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Zeist (Netherlands): Krakelingenweg evicted

Around 16:30 yesterday afternoon, the eviction at Krakelingweg 19 came to an end. From 8:00 in the morning onward the police, BraTra, fire brigade, together with some cherry pickers were busy getting people out of the house (including a safe!),

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London: Urgent support call-out as Grow Heathrow eviction looms

The squatted site, which was founded to oppose the nearby airport’s destructive expansion project, is facing a bailiff assault either tomorrow or on Wednesday. In the shout out for “urgent support against a land squat eviction” earlier today organisers at

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