UK Free Spaces Newswire Archive
26-04-2009 20:32The police are attempting to break in and illegally evict the occupants of 141 Ashley Road, St Pauls, Bristol,which has recently been squatted. This is illegal under the terms of Section 6 of the law.
Latest: Those who were inside the building have been arrested unders suspicion of burgalry
An initial upload of pictures of todays Critical Mass bike ride through Nottingham city centre. Reclaim the streets!
24-04-2009 17:28A large number of Indians have blockaded one of the Amazon’s main tributaries, the Napo River, in response to the violation of their rights by oil companies and Peru’s government.
24-04-2009 14:05I know it has been said before but making comments under caution helps convict people every day. Have some sense and respect for your fellow protesters / friends / comrades / family etc who might be implicated by anything you say whilst under police caution.
24-04-2009 13:52After a half-hearted attempt earlier in the week, bailiffs and police returned to the Beechwood Hotel in force this morning at 6.30 am to evict 'Justice Not Crisis' supporters and homeless people being housed by the campaign. There are reports of dogs and riot gear being used, as well as assaults on some of the inhabitants. Pictures from the Birmingham Mail also show 'Evidence Gathering Teams' in attendance. No arrests were made.
After being inspired into action by the fight against global climate chaos, the Scarborough Climate Action group have opened "Green Planet", a community resource centre for education, information and participation on the east coast of Yorkshire.
They aim to provide a central point for people in the local area to find out how they can make positive changes to their environment, as well as providing an autonomous space for people to use the internet, meet like-minded people and get directly involved with the newly burgeoning Scarborough activist networks.
The imminent commercial collapse of mainstream media, and its replacement by PR-driven news, threatens the journalistic integrity and independence necessary for a free scoiety. The next generation could be without the 4th Estate.
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20-04-2009 18:28Justice Not Crisis is set to lose their latest five squats; the houses on Pershore Road and, more importantly, the Beechwood Hotel, Birmingham; 22 rooms that could be housing 22 of Birmingham's thousands of homeless. We need all the help we can to resist the eviction tomorrow.
17-04-2009 17:02More police violence in Berlin
17-04-2009 08:51Video of the eviction of the squatted areas in Erfurt, Germany
Translation from German
The testing phase of the application will last a minimum of five weeks, however depending on what is found the works could last significantly longer.
08-04-2009 22:53Boris Johston has cancelled the annual Rise Festival, enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of Londoners every year.