Archiv: ZAD

17.04.2018 - 00:17 [ ZADforeverblog ]

A Call for Intergalactic Solidarity Actions Everywhere to End the Destruction of the ZAD of Notre Dame des Landes

(11.April) We are writing with the smell of tear gas rising from our fingers. The springtime symphony of birdsong is punctuated by the explosive echo of concussion grenades. Our eyes are watering, less from the gas than the sadness; because our friends’ homes, barns and organic farms are being destroyed. Bulldozers, supported by 2500 riot police, armored vehicles, helicopters and drones, are rampaging through these forests, pastures and wetlands to crush the future we are building here on the to the zad (The zone à defendre).(…)
Zapatistas demonstrated in Chiapas Mexico, there were actions in Brussels, Spain, Lebanon, London, Poland, Palestine and New York and the underground carpark of the french embassy in Munich was sabotaged. They will never be able to evict our solidarity.

16.04.2018 - 23:05 [ Mediapart/youtube ]

Deuxième jour d’évacuation sur la ZAD

(10.April) Mardi 10 avril au matin, les opérations d’évacuation de la ZAD, à Notre-Dame-des-Landes, ont repris. Après l’évacuation de la ferme des Cent noms la veille, la ferme des Vraies rouges a été menacée dans la matinée, avant que les forces de l’ordre ne recule, redonnant espoir aux zadistes même si la journée a été rude.

12.04.2018 - 15:20 [ Canary ]

A former airport development has become a battlefield between thousands of police and activists

Since 2008, La ZAD has become a thriving community that its residents called “Europe’s largest laboratory of commoning”. Zadistes have built homes, communal kitchens, bike workshops, a radio station, a brewery, a library, and much more. And the camp, home to about 250 people, has support from local residents and farmers.(…)
But on 8 April, around 2,500 police arrived to begin evictions…