#ReconstrucciON29 #Madrid: People are rebuilding the evicted and demolished house at 29 Ofelia Nieto st right now. Here is a video with english subtitles about the house: A documentary of Michele Cristofoletti & Hugo Atman. Synopsis
update, 12/02: The first sentence ,3yrs9months, has now been reduced to 18 months and with no previous the victim will not have to enter prison, suffering only parole and criminal record. We hope the pressure is working and others will go free!
CanVies (pronounced ‘vias’) is an Occupied assembly-run Social center, set by the railway tracks in what was once a CNT Union Center 80 years ago. The occupation has lasted 17 years, surviving multiple eviction attempts due to strong local support.Last year Barcelona City Council decided on frontal attack, enraged that there was growing autonomous community they didn’t control. Thousands stood in front of the riot police, who finally broke through and the demolition began. Continue reading 1st four Sentenced for defending Can Vies A Center
From Squatters in North and South London.
SPREAD WIDELY. JOIN US.
Whose City? Our City.
Are we going to let all of London become a playground for rich fuckers? Where every inch of space is taken for profit? A sterile zone drained of history, culture and life? Are we going to hand it to them without a fight?
Squatters and Tenants unite.
Fight ALL evictions.
Homes for all.
Take the empties.
Take back our city.
Sorry there are no English subtitles. The Contrainfos weekly program is made on a zero budget by just a few people
- Anniversary Occupation of CSO Palmira A festive start to the program as we visit the first anniversary party of an Occupied Social Center in Valldoreix outside Barcelona.
- Dead City…The Ciutat Morta scandal blows up. Continue reading watch contrainfos 92..Pandora 7, Palmira Party, Dead City, etc
The ‘Expropriated Bank’ is one of 7 occupied social centers in ex banks in and around Barcelona. Though long overdue for eviction the State has hesitated, perhaps a bit nervous after failing to evict Can Vies last year due to huge solidarity.
Maybe they don’t want to coincide with widespread public anger at the jailing of 7 activists for being anarchists. (Mass Demos vs. Gag law and Arrest of Anarchists)
Perhaps they wish to avoid more opposition to their corrupt banks which have presided over the eviction of up to half a million people to balance their crooked books.
Whatever the reason the ‘Expropriated Bank’ in Gracia barrio is still going strong. Here’s a translation of their latest communiqué….. Continue reading The Expropriated Bank: Communiqué as Eviction Delayed Again.