Tag: Amsterdam

Undocumented – a letter to de groene amsterdammer

Thanks for the extended article about the parallel world of undocumented fellow towns-men. Chris Keulemans sketches in the article a pretty complete image of the world in which people without documents try to live, both the daily reality as well

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The Micropolitics of Criminalisation

This PhD research by Deanna Dadusc [pdf] analyses how the criminalisation of the Amsterdam squatting movement works. Tweet

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Amsterdam: Squatgroup Strekkerweg wins second courtcase

The squatters in Strekkerweg 81, Amsterdam Noord, have won their second court case. The owner, Lanvas Beleggingen, wanted the squatters out to replace them with start up companies. In their plans these companies would first get a kind of anti-squat

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Amsterdam: We Are Here refugees squat building on Amstelstraat 29-31

Amsterdam, 24 december 2016 – Today, we, a Swahili subgroup of the refugee action collective We Are Here, squatted a building on the Amstelstraat 29-31. We had no other option because we were evicted from our previous location at the

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Amsterdam: Eviction Wijde Heisteeg

On Friday 23rd December, less than 16h after the negative verdict for WH7 the cops and construction worker show up at 8 am and evict the house with the inhabitants and their animals inside. Everyone gets arrested and the dog

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We Are Here squat two new places in Amsterdam

Today, Sunday, September 18th, We Are Here (Wij Zijn Hier) squatted two buildings on Burgemeester Roelstraat 70 (for women) and Rijswijkstraat 2 (for men). We squatted these buildings cracked because the Vluchtgemeente squat, where many of us stay, will be

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Mapping the Movement: Producing maps of squatted social centres in Western Europe

This text was produced by people working on a project mapping squatted social centres at maps.squat.net. Tweet

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Anarchist comrade arrested 6-7-2016

This morning, 6 July, our anarchist comrade was arrested in Amsterdam by an arrestatieteam. This is connection to an accusation by the Aachen (DE) prosecution, in regards to a bank robbery in 2013. The call for solidarity stands. We are

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