Freedom News

“Fuck the bosses:” evictions exceeded by new occupations by Autonomous Shelter Network

The eviction of the winter shelter on Gray’s Inn Road on April 7th and 2 other longer-lasting squats in London have lead to approximately 5 more locations being opened and brought back into use by houseless and precarious persons to provide food, clothes and shelter within our community. The disused buildings were occupied and activated

All tories are oligarchs: Autonomous Winter Shelter celebrates new season of anarchy

The Autonomous Winter Shelter in North London is celebrating more than 3 months of self-organised direct action that has facilitated the continued safe housing of dozens of houseless people, the service of 100s of hot meals, and the distribution of clothing, medicine and hygiene products. It was seized in response to the failure of state and 3rd-sector lackeys that feed and sustain the misery of those who are reduced to the status of refugees in their own country.

Autonomous Winter Shelter opened in former St. Mungo’s hostel

We are occupying the former St. Mungo’s Hostel on Gray’s Inn Road in protest against the austerity measures that have enabled the continuous neglect of those sleeping rough. As houseless people, no longer will we sit and wait to freeze to death on the streets. We are sick of sombre spaces and half-assed hostels. Instead, we are taking direct action – organising to assist each other in times of crisis.

Glasgow: Baile Hoose occupation under threat of rapid eviction

In the latest threat to Baile Hoose, Glasgow City Council are taking the occupation to court
 this Wednesday, 24 November 2021, seeking possession of the building and immediate 
eviction. Ordinarily eviction would require a 21 day notice period, but the Council are seeking
permission to remove this obligation. This curtailed process would leave the Hoose
 vulnerable