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#BalanceTaRequisition! March, Sunday 14th January, 3PM, Paris

#BalanceTaRequisition! March, Sunday 14th January, 3PM, Paris

French below #BalanceTaRequisition  ! (GrassUpYourRequisition) March Sunday 14th January 3PM Square Marie Curie Paris 13e 17 Bd de l’Hôpital - M° Gare d'Austerlitz     Mr. MACRON said on December 31 in his vows: "I want us to be able ti give a roof to all those who are homeless" On July 27, 2017, he had already said  "By the end of the year, I do not want to have women and men in the streets, in the woods or lost any more". There have never been so m...
Occupation of the Val de Grâce hospital, Sat 30th Dec

Occupation of the Val de Grâce hospital, Sat 30th Dec

    Paris  30th December 2017, 9PM D-2 : Homeless poeple occypy the Val de Grâce this afternoon And are then evacuated by the police At 3:00 pm, about 200 people, including families with children, took over the courtyard of the Val de Grace Chapel, rue St Jacques, located on the grounds of this prestigious military hospital closed since over a year.This action in order to remind Mr E. MACRON of his declared will in July, when he said that "by the end of the year, I ...
Conference in Poznan, Poland November 2015

Conference in Poznan, Poland November 2015

The conference was attended by people from all over Europe. The subject was the housing situation in Eastern Europe and the presentations were about Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Serbia. Generally before 1990 all these countries had large stocks of public housing, mostly built after 1945, and let out at very low rents. After 1990, most of these homes were sold to the tenants, in some cases at very low prices, in Romania at the equivalent of one month’s wages. ...
A brief report from the “European Summer University for Social Movements” | Toulouse | 23 - 27 August 2017

A brief report from the “European Summer University for Social Movements” | Toulouse | 23 - 27 August 2017

The summer University was quite well organized but it seemed that had less participants than other years and more that 50% coming from France. It also had a low participation off younger people. On the other hand the workshops where really interesting and the discussion was going deep in the subjects. As Coalition we participated and co-organize two workshops.  The first more orientated in the housing policies and the results of certain capitalistic choices in the different countries discu...
#Hands off

#Hands off

We blocked the Central Cooperative Bank, moved to the EU headquarters and brought our demands to the Parliament of Cyprus. The Central Cooperative Bank together with Altamira Assets (a private equity vulture fund) is responsible for the sale of thousands of loans and the possible eviction of thousands of families.    This is one of the many faces of the financialization of our houses and cities. All over Europe neoliberal housing policies are giving way to speculatio...
Next European Action Coalition meeting hosted by the Mouvment Against Foreclosures in Cyprus | November 2017

Next European Action Coalition meeting hosted by the Mouvment Against Foreclosures in Cyprus | November 2017

  The Movement Against Foreclosures, as a member of the European Action Coalition within the framework of the European actions of the movement and for the right to the housing and the city, is hosting the meeting of the Coalition from 9 to 12 of November. The struggle against privatization of land, the financialization of roof, and generally built spaces is not an individual struggle of isolated groups movements or persons. It is the collective reaction of movements that share the same asp...
#HandsOffOurHomes - Milan - Stop Evictions against real estate found

#HandsOffOurHomes - Milan - Stop Evictions against real estate found

ENG   On Tuesday, October 10th, during the Days of Mobilization against Finansialiation of housing, launched by the European Action Coalition for housing and city rights, with the campaign #HandsOffOurHomes, we've blocked the eviction of a family asked by a real estate fund "Irnerio SPA". The real estate fund, using its economic power, accelerated the eviction. Within a few months the police was there ready to execute the eviction.   This family could no longer pay the rent, near...
Launching of a new campaign #HandsOffOurHomes

Launching of a new campaign #HandsOffOurHomes

Against the power of finance in housing and in cities. We decided to have a broad-based campaign that talks about the many forms of financialisation, and gave a lot of scope for member groups to push on their own issues. This is an awareness-raising campaign that included local struggles. We define financialization of housing as the complete transformation of housing into goods, not only a commodity in the real estate markets, but also in the financial markets. This transformation allows specul...
Action  against Altamira Hedge Fund Cyprus 2nd August

Action against Altamira Hedge Fund Cyprus 2nd August

Movement Against Evictions Cyprus On the second of August the Cypriot Movement called for an action as the Central Co-operative Bank came to an agreement with Altamira, a well known vulture fund.The whole procedure was kept in the dark. When the board of the Bank was asked why they signed an agreement with such a fund they were mumbling and gave no concrete explanation. In trying to assure the Cypriot society that all is normal they created more unrest . For this we called for an action day . ...
Greece: Hands off the squats - Call for a gathering and international action day on June 23rd

Greece: Hands off the squats - Call for a gathering and international action day on June 23rd

During the last month we witnessed the state escalating itsanti-immigration policy of restrictions against refugees and thesolidarity movement. In Addition to the EU management of migrationissues which include forcing people to live in horrible conditions,deporting them and denying them their  basic human rights, the Greekgovernment is revealing its totalitarian face by demonstrating itsrepression power through evicting political and housing squats forrefugees.In the last days new informati...