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Council house sale stopped by squatting

Avonmouth Squatting Victory On 20th April 2016 a group of campaigners squatted a council house in Avonmouth to stop it being sold. Six dramatic weeks later the squatters left, having successfully stopped the sale. http://www.squatbristol.co.uk/2016/06/avonmouth-squatting-victory.html In March 2016 the then … Continue reading

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Gypsy Forum News Update

STOP BURNING AND LOOTING, SAYS FORUM By Grattan Puxon A gap in new Government policy allows UK local councils to continue with impunity their hounding of Britain’s 60,000 Travellers, according to a report submitted this week to Deputy Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Hackney against Developers

Café Francesca in Broadway Market, Hackney has been occupied for two weeks by local people to prevent its demolition by property developer Dr Roger Wratten and conversion into luxury flats. The occupation has received widespread press coverage, overwhelming local support … Continue reading

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Roma: Ethnic Cleansing

Shoot To Kill: Racist Reply To Roma Rights Father of eleven children John Ward shot at the door of a farmer’s house, beaten with a stick as he lay bleeding in a patch of nettles;shot again in the back while … Continue reading

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St Agnes Place Solidarity

Call for solidarity FROM St. Agnes Place and the Kennington Play Project in South London. On Wednesday 23rd November 2005 at Brixton Town Hall, Lambeth Council will be holding a full council meeting. We want to discuss the future of … Continue reading

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Squatted street Faces Demolition

Londons longest surviving sqatted streets threatened with demolition Jim, Kathy, Danny, Victor, Uwe and Fred St. Agnes Place, Kennington, is London’s oldest squatted street. Two hundred people are threatened with imminent eviction and the twenty-something Victorian terraced houses are soon … Continue reading

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Save Christiania Petition

Petition to save Christiania, one of Europe’ oldest suriving autonomous zones, from destruction: Save Christiania IN Denmark the present right wing government wishes, with the support of the Danish people’s Party, to close Christiania under the guise of city renewal. … Continue reading

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Travellers Fight for Homes

Travellers Tell Officials; “We’ll Fight For Our Homes” The first-ever talks with local government officials to take place at Dale Farm, the 85-family community threatened with destruction by Basildon district council, appears have produced a positive outcome. Residents’ spokesman Richard … Continue reading

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Facing Bulldozers In UK Ethnic-Cleansing

The Dale Farm “Freedom March” is a response to eviction proceedings brought by Chelmsford Borough Council. Nora Egan, a young mother facing eviction from Dale Farm, has called the”Freedom March” against the planned destruction of the UK’s largest Traveller settlement … Continue reading

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Save Dale Farm

Eviction Threat From Council The largest Traveller site in the country with over a thousand residents, Dale Farm in Crays Hill, near Basildon and Wickford, Essex, is under threat of eviction. Basildon council will make a decision by the 28th … Continue reading

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