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Greek police leak plan “to evict 40 squats across the country”

Mainstream media report: The police are putting into action a plan to evict about 40 buildings that have been occupied by various groups across the country. After the intervention in the squats of Villa Amalias and Skaramanga, the ministry of public order is planning to take more action in the following days. According to the [...]

“We will do it again, as many times as it takes”: statement by the 93 arrested from inside the police HQ

Greek original Nothing less than our non-negotiable position for social spaces that we support and they support us in return. Nothing other than what we say and what we do all these years in squats, in self-organised spaces, in demonstrations, at strikes and in the streets. For this reason, the authorities that placed armed guards [...]

Villa Amalias re-squatted and re-evicted; largest number of anarchists detained in a single day in 15 years; updates

(Follow today’s development via this ticker or via our January 9th tag) January 10 UPDATE, 20.50 pm Final update for tonight from the courthouse: all 93 anarchists who were arrested inside Villa Amalias will remain detained for another two nights, not one as originally reported – and will appear before a prosecutor on Saturday morning. [...]

Anarchists hold spontaneous demo outside the Ministry of Finance as PM Samaras holds press conference inside, in response to the Villa Amalias raid

At approximately 12.30 today, only three hours after Villa Amalias was raided, approximately 400-500 anarchists gathered outside the Ministry of Finance in Syntagma, where PM Samaras was holding a press conference. The anarchists were later on pushed back by the police and marched to the Polytechnic. Photos:    

Videos and photos from today’s raids at Villa Amalias and Skaramanga

Approx 09.20 am: Villa Amalias is re-evicted after being re-occupied shortly. Video from inside Villa: At approximately the same time, 40 anarchists in solidarity occupy the HQ of the Democratic Left Party (DIMAR), only to be detained as well. Approx 19.20: solidarity gathering outside the police HQ.

Short announcement by the collective of Skaramaga squat about today’s raid

English original (via contrainfo) 15.56pm: A police raid took place today (9/1) at 15.00pm in the Patission 61 & Skaramaga squat. Seven comrades are inside the building (currently witnessing the police search in the squat). The repressive operation came vindictively few hours after the re-occupation of Villa Amalias and the occupation of DIMAR headquarters, which [...]

Solidarity actions and gatherings across Greece for Villa Amalias and Skaramanga

Already, only hours after the two squats were evicted in Athens, people have started taking action across the country. (The list below will be updated) In Patras, a solidarity demo has been called for 5pm at the University branch (Parartima). In Veroia, anarchists have called for a gathering at the Town Hall Square at 6pm. [...]

Villa Amalias statement regarding today’s re-occupation and re-eviction

Greek original English original En Espanol VILLA AMALLIAS – Today at 9.20 am, and following the reoccupation of Villa Amalias by dozens of comrades, the building was invaded by riot police and anti-terrorist police units without the presence of an attorney, to remove the comrades and evacuate the building. The 101 comrades, despite the difficult position [...]