by GOA May 27, 2018 On Sunday May 27, after a week of occupation, we opened the doors of the new Self-managed Occupied Gymnasium.
The Occupied Health Gym “La Salud” is an old gymnasium in the neighborhood of La Salut de Gràcia, which has been abandoned for the last 5 years. We want it to be an open space in the neighborhood, which will allow us to strengthen the ties of our community. We want the neighbors to feel free to enter, participating in scheduled activities or proposing new ones.
”People get together with a buzz of good-will to put their energy into cultural and practical things – brain-storming and building festivals for a wider public, putting on regular social events, bands, workshops, or maintaining and improving the infra-structure of ADM community: the mission to cover the roof with solar panels, to improve the roads and tracks, to lay down water pipes, make an internet network, grow a garden, collect scraps for the pigs, sow wildflower seeds… The whole is greater than the sum of its parts”.
The ADM is the biggest cultural freehaven in the Netherlands. Our community consists of around 125 people from all ages, nationalities and walks of life.We transformed a disused, derelict shipyard from the Amsterdam Drydock Company into a thriving Living Experiment, sharing our space, visions and creations. We produce our own projects such as Green ADM, festivals, concerts, workshops and arts.
Communiqué of @el_lokal denouncing the #BrutalidadPolicial that has occurred today the people who were demonstrating against the eviction of @ la_REA_.PEPPER GAS and police charges of the riot police of Guardia Urbana de Barcelona:
Comunicado de @el_lokal denunciando laque se han sufruido hoy las personas que se manifestaban en contra del desalojo de @la_REA_. GAS PIMIENTA y cargas policiales de los antidisturbios de Guardia Urbana de Barcelona: http://ellokal.org/agr…#laREAnoCAUpic.twitter.com/iUtGoFVqYp40 retweets13 likesUn grup de persones s’han apropat a l’edifici per donar suport a la trentena de persones que resistien dins / Victor Serri
Two squats under attack from the authorities are mobilising to beat back the latest round of evictions on the European scene.
Writing on Indymedia Netherlands, Bajesdorp in Amsterdam explained they are on the front line of a major redevelopment project due to be on the agenda of council meetings today, the ¨bestemmingsplan.¨ They said:
Our message is clear: We want a social city and we won´t move for hotels, speculation and tax advantages.
The residents of the Nienoord 2 (squatted since April 17th 2017) received the police letter announcing their eviction: Friday morning 17 November 9:00, their property must be “left empty”. The general meeting of Sunday November 12th has permanently decided: The inhabitants will not leave the house voluntarily.