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Chronicles of the Olympic Tent Village
by Harsha Walia for The Dominion Paper
Published on the 28th February 2010 on Vancouver Media Coop
[Written with the memories of Laurie P. in the minds and hearts of many of us at the Olympic Tent Village– Laurie was an active member of the DTES Power of Women Group [...]
PRESS RELEASE FROM SULUKULE STUDIO :
Why we didn’t apply for the Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award?
THOSE WHO CAUSE FORCED EVICTIONS SHOULD NOT GIVE URBAN AWARDS!
As the Sulukule Studio, we didn’t apply for the Urban Age Award, both due to Deutsche Bank’s role in the mortgage crisis, which triggered the current global crisis, and also [...]
The “Dignified” Destruction of Calais Refugee “Jungle”
22/09/2009: At 8am in the morning some 600 CRS riot police moved on the Calais refugee “Jungle”, under the orders of French immigration minister Eric Besson, to destroy the camp and arrest all the remaining refugees.
The camp usually held up to 1500 people, but many had fled and [...]
Petition against the Construction of the Okhta Center Tower (Saint Petersburg)
We, the undersigned, would like to express our opposition to the planned construction of the 396-meter-tall Okhta Center skyscraper in Saint Petersburg.
We believe that construction cannot be allowed to go ahead. Erecting a building of this height would irreversibly ruin the Petersburg cityscape, which is [...]
Line in front of the business-centre “Karelia”, where the the public hearing over the planed “Gazprom city” took place
See more photos:
Photo reportage part 1
Photo reportage part 2
The pubic hearing on “Gazprom city” in St. Petersburg was scheduled on Sept. 1st, the traditional begining of the russian school year. But neither this important day for Russian [...]
European Coordination Via Campesina
Reclaim the Fields
European Camp To Cultivate Alternatives
30th of September - 4th of October 2009, Minerve (France)
The young people of European Coordination of Via Campesina are organizing an European camp to gather people who wish to settle in agriculture, who are young peasants, landless peasants and/or who want to recover food sovereignty.
Climate Camp Site Taken at Blackheath, Greenwich in London.
On the 26 August 2009 hundreds of Climate activists converge on Blackheath in Greenwich for the set up of the 2009 London Climate Camp. Groups gathered at locations across the city for midday, awaiting instructions to be sent by SMS which led them in stages towards the [...]
In Sulukule, after heavy public pressure it seems that the responsible housing administrations (TOKI) now give the solidarity groups the chance to propose a an alternative plan. We urgently need international support at this critical moment.
Attached please find the urgent call and sample letter.
Thanks for your kind solidarity.
6 August, 2009
URGENT CALL FROM [...]