Author: tegengif

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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Greece: How Neo-Nazi gangs are targeting squats

On the night of September 17 2013, the Greek rapper Pavlos Fyssas (Killah P) and his friends sat in the local coffee shop Korali, in Keratsini, to the south of Athens. There was a football match on the TV. The

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Netherlands: Noise demonstration – Freedom for Joke Kaviaar

Call-out in English. Please, spread it far and wide! Noise demonstration, 3 March, Nieuwersluis: Freedom for Joke Kaviaar No to the criminalisation of solidarity Joke Kaviaar is being held in prison in Nieuwersluis. She sits out a sentence of two

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RiP Hummels

Rather too late I have learned of the passing of Erik Hummels at the age of 69. I met Hummels in the late 2000s when he defended our squats a few times in court. We didn’t win of course, yet

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Turin: Asilo evicted, charges for subversive organization and riots in the city centre

In the early morning of February 7, the Italian police started with the eviction of the Asilo Occupato squat in Turin. Five people continued to resist on the roof and came down after 30 hours. The building has now been

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Rome: Update on Madalina’s situation

#Stand4Madalina _ 15/02 public assembly and press statement: we demand the Prefect to immediately withdraw the estrangement order! [We added: If you want to sign the petition you can find it on Fakebook] One month ago Madalina Gavrilescu, Romanian citizen

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Amsterdam: Mobiele Eenheid Evicted from Gedempt Hamerkanaal 86

On Friday first of February, the Mobiele Eenheid left Gedempt Hamerkanaal 86 and the adjoining Spijkerkade 2 following an eviction ruling from civil court proceedings. Six people have been made homeless and Amsterdam has lost yet another non-commercial social space.

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