Tag: Netherlands

Utrecht: Callout for solidarity with the Swamp

The Swamp, Utrecht, Kanaleneiland This week the judge decided to make the eviction of the Swamp possible. This means that birds, rabbits, bats, rats, insects and people lose their living space and a young forest will be killed. All to

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Nazi Squatters Fuck Off

NAZI SQUATTERS FUCK OFF On Saturday April 22 2018, some muppets from the latest flavour of a small neo-nazi group “squatted” a house in Amsterdam Oost. They did this to “protest” at We Are Here, a group of undocumented migrants

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Utrecht: Water tower squatters sentenced

Unfortunately the six squatters who occupied a water tower in Utrecht last October to mark 7 years since squatting was criminalised have received sentences this week. Instead of getting some valuable anarchist points for getting off their arses and doing

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Book Review – Seances: Re-wiring images in the Amsterdam Underground

Book Review – Seances: Re-wiring images in the Amsterdam Underground E.T.C. Dee 2016, Self-published in an issue of 600 copies. Jeffrey Babcock is well-known in Amsterdam for his underground cinema screenings, which take place in funky venues across the city,

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Utrecht: Watertower squatted to protest squatban, later evicted

Yesterday (October 1) a water tower in Utrecht (in the Netherlands) was squatted to mark seven years since the criminalisation of squatting. The long empty building (which was already squatted in the past) is a perfect example of the necessity

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Squatting: the urban space as a common good

“Housing is a need, not a privilege”, “Housing for people, not for profit”. Banners with slogans like these hang from windows in any number of European cities. Across Europe, increasing social inequality is making some urban spaces inaccessible to those

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Landbouwbelang 15 Years Cultural freezone

Throughout the years, the Landbouwbelang (Maastricht, Netherlands) has been an experience for many people. A diverse group of artists, designers, producers, organisers, performers, artisans, students and many others made it their social place, their workspace and even their home. Trough

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Gouda: Westhaven resquatted, evicted again

Updates from Dutch indymedia: 16:30 At the end of the afternoon the former hotel Mirage (empty for years) was resquatted on the Westhaven . The property was already squatted and immediately evicted earlier this year. The police helicopter is in

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