Rome: Teatro Valle commons foundation is in danger!

Teatro Valle, a squatted theatre in Rome, is currently under threat of eviction.

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USA: Albany Bulb – A Squat at the End of the World

“It’s fucked up,” says Gio, a resident of the Albany Bulb [previously here]. We’re standing in the middle of what used to be a multi-room home on top of a hill, surrounded by rocks and debris. Not a shelter, not a place where a tent was, but a home. In the last several days, city work crews in the town of Albany, just north of Berkeley, California, have come into the former squatter encampment of several decades and torn down the shelters. The ‘Bulb’ is a former landfill-turned-squatter community, rebel artist enclave, and autonomous zone.

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London: Grow Heathrow eviction notice 8am, Friday 15 Aug

On Friday 15th August at 8am, bailiffs will make their first attempt to evict Grow Heathrow (previously here and here). Four and a half years after the abandoned greenhouses in the middle of Heathrow Airport’s proposed third runway were occupied by local residents together with activists, Heathrow villagers are organising again to resist airport expansion that’s ruled out by climate science.
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Zurich: ABS Under threat

The Autonomer Beauty Salon in Zurich is threatened with eviction. An alarm has been set up for next week…
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Essen: Thyssen Krupp AG Occupied

A group that has named themselves RÄPUBLIK has squatted a Thyssen Krupp building in Essen, Germany. There will be a press conference held by the occupiers at 18:00 (6:00pm).

More info on the occupation here, in German.

Vienna: Pizzeria Anarchia evicted by tank

Pizzeria Anarchia was evicted today [July 28th, 2014] in Vienna. A tank was used to break in. Fotos below.

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Amsterdam: Vechtstraat/Amstelkade eviction account

Tuesday morning the police evicted the 16 squatted apartment on the Vechtstraat and Amstelkade (including the social centre De Strijd). 8 people were arrested and released tonight (july 23rd). This evening, during the noise demo in solidarity with the arrested, 3 people were arrested and are still detained.

– Background
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Venezuela: Riot police begin evicting thousands of squatters from half-finished skyscraper that became the world’s tallest slum

[From mainstream press] CARACAS, Venezuela — The beginning of the end came for the world’s tallest slum Tuesday as officials began evicting thousands of squatters from a haphazard community inside the half-built Caracas skyscraper known as the Tower of David.

Police in riot gear and soldiers with Kalashnikov assault rifles stood on side streets as dozens of residents boarded buses for their new government-provided apartments in the town of Cua, 37 kilometers south of Caracas.
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London: More anti-homeless spikes go up in Southwark

Yesterday, more anti-homeless spikes were installed outside a Southwark building.

Yesterday, a local resident sent us two photos of more spikes being installed outside what looks like another, possibly private residential building on the corner of Druid Street and Abbey Street in Bermondsey.
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Amsterdam: 16 squatted apartments evicted on Vechtstraat

EDIT story here

Oakland, CA: Squatted Social Center Catches Fire

Squatted social center known as the RCA, part of the RCA/Hot Mess compound, caught fire early Wednesday morning in Oakland, California. It appears that no one was inside at the time, as Sheriffs were scheduled to evict the property the day earlier, although it is unknown if they did. In lieu of a communique from the squatters, the following is from mainstream media outlet CBS San Francisco:

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Dublin: International Squatters Convergence, September 25-28, 2014

Who ever said you can’t squat in Ireland?!
Over the last few years, a blossoming community of squats has been popping up all over Ireland, and we’re learning a lot through our experiences. We want to invite you to Dublin this September to come share your stories, knowledge and experiences with squatting in your communities.

So get ready for a whole feckin’ extended week-end of workshops, skillshares, gigs, film screenings, networking, vegan food, scheming, and perhaps some overthrowing of the state… to celebrate SQUATTING in a world overflowing with tragically beautiful empties! [Read More]