Vasudevan’s radical history of squatting looks at self-help housing in a half-dozen European and North American locations across the post-war globe, yet can really only manage to sketch out the historical differences and geographical peculiarities between them.
Dutch authorities ignored a UN ruling protecting the social centre today to brutally clear the area with riot police, private security and heavy machinery. Photojournalist Dave Beech was at the eviction and reported to Freedom that the “situation as I know it is the site has now been cleared … they came in fast and
Last weekend a group of asylum seekers squatted 11 homes and a shop on Rudolf Dieselstraat in Amsterdam Oost. The squatters renamed the street ‘We Are Here Village’ and hope to turn it into a space available not only to them, but also to homeless women and children. The vacant properties belong to a housing
In a rather unexpected twist of events, yesterday afternoon Raad van State, the Dutch High Court for administrative law, decided that ADM squat in Amsterdam will not be evicted for the time being and is safe until at least Summer 2018, when the appeal court case will take place. The Hight Court decision is an