Category Archives: squat

Fascist council smashes Ofelia Nieto 29, neighbours try to rebuild

thumb__67U2594#‎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

Six square meters. That’s enough for the city of Madrid to take the family Gracia Gonzáles away the ownership of their house, in which they live. Father, mother, two daughters and their families who have been struggling for 10 years to see recognized their right to live in the very same house in which they grew up. Continue reading Fascist council smashes Ofelia Nieto 29, neighbours try to rebuild

Property is theft.. Squat the Lot

 

London: Squat the lot (Aylesbury Estate)

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*We wondered where our wages went*

*We wasted most by paying rent*

*Since, we’ve learnt to change our lot*

*Now we’re living in a squat*

Two weeks ago we occupied the Aylesbury estate. The first block we took was violently evicted and we opened a new block, one the council had smashed up to prevent us from occupying. We are doing it up and plan to stay.

Continue reading Property is theft.. Squat the Lot

1st four Sentenced for defending Can Vies A Center

 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!mg_1092_as_smart_object-1

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.WE ARE CAN VIESLast 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

London: SQUATTERS BLOC @ March for Homes, January 31st

 

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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?squat_the_world_by_the_big_pink

Squatters and Tenants unite.
Fight ALL evictions.
Homes for all.
Take the empties.
Take back our city.

Continue reading London: SQUATTERS BLOC @ March for Homes, January 31st

watch contrainfos 92..Pandora 7, Palmira Party, Dead City, etc

Sorry there are no  English subtitles. The Contrainfos weekly program is made on a zero budget by just a few people

 Latele.cat of news broadcast live on 01.21.2015:
  1. Anniversary Occupation of CSO Palmirapalmira A festive start to the program as we visit the first anniversary party of an Occupied Social Center in Valldoreix outside Barcelona.
  2. Dead City…The Ciutat Morta scandal blows up. Continue reading watch contrainfos 92..Pandora 7, Palmira Party, Dead City, etc

The Expropriated Bank: Communiqué as Eviction Delayed Again.

fight for what we loveThe ‘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.

280 homeless occupy together in Bologna

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A large building in Bologna, immediately in front of the Municipality’s offices, has just been occupied by 280 people. Many have been living on the streets or in the train station after losing their jobs and homes during the crisis. Continue reading 280 homeless occupy together in Bologna