In 70 cities in 10 countries: United against the Troika!

The Portuguese coalition People United Against the Troika, which called for massive protests across Europe against the troika and its austerity policies, issued a press release yesterday announcing the progress of its call. Mobilizations are underway in 70 cities in 10 countries in Europe, with Blockupy playing a key role on this day: "As in Frankfurt Blockupy will protest in front of the European Central Bank Headquarters, in Lisbon the “Que Se Lixe a Troika” will protest in front of the … [Read more...]

Warm up for Blockupy Zeil – Benetton blockupied in Italy!

Following the recent events in Bangladesh, where 1,127 people died in the collapse of a textile factory, the main store of the multinational company Benetton has been blocked in many cities in the Northeast of Italy. In Venice, Vicenza, Padua, Trieste and Trento outlets of the multinational were closed. Banners above windows where clothes are usually on display, photos and signs showed the true face of Benetton. The crisis actor was marked colorfully. For more information: Global … [Read more...]

Assemble!

UPDATE: new location plan! Blockupy 2013: block - protest - assemble In addition to the forms of direct action and dissent (31st May) and the big demonstration (1st June) we want to practice another form of direct democracy at the Blockupy days of action 2013: the assembly / asamblea. … [Read more...]

Protests across Europe parallel to action days in Frankfurt

Press statement of the federal Blockupy coalition Frankfurt am Main, May 15, 2013 This Wednesday is the second anniversary of the occupation of the Puerta del Sol in Madrid. May 15, 2011 (15M) marks the beginning of a European movement against the austerity policies of the troika and governments, against unemployment, housing emergencies and cuts in social welfare. The federal coalition Blockupy Frankfurt understands itself as part of this international movement. Many active persons from … [Read more...]

AG Camp: Blockupy Camping Guide

Camp anticapitalista during the Blockupy action days 2013 Blockupy Camping Guide Let‘s Camp! Let‘s Camp! This year, Blockupy will have it´s own campsite. After what we´ve experienced in 2012, we wanted to create a safe place for discussion, preparation and relaxation after action. This camp is the political and social “meeting-point” for Blockupy 2013. A camp like this one is not package holiday. It´s a “do it yourself” camp that can only work if everybody helps and cares about one … [Read more...]

May 31.: Blockupy Zeil

Block Business, Visibilize Exploitation, Demonstrate Solidarity! The 31s of May 2013 together with many different peoople we will block the capitalist business-as-usual with disobedient actions and attac exploitative working relations locally and worldwide. Therefore we will carry our creative resistance in one of Europe´s shopping streets with most sales, the Francfort Zeil. Our action is not directed against workers or costumers but against global relations of production. The Blockupy … [Read more...]

Important Legal Information

+++Antirepression working group and its tasks The actions in Frankfurt in May 2012 were coupled with a state of emergency that nobody expected in their scope. All actions, discussions, stage programs planned by the Blockupy coalition were banned. And Frankfurt became the stage for police exercises for emergency situations in a way that seemed absurd to most. Frankfurt was declared a “demonstration-free zone” for the duration of the action days with creation of a “security zone” surrounding … [Read more...]

Camp-AG: Dear Blockupys from Close and far

Dear Blockupys from Close and far, The campsite is clear now; it is Frankfurt Rebstock, near the fair. To see the area please click to the link below. Of course there are still many things to prepare and organize but the camp AG is more or less in the schedule. The cultures and event program is just printed in the first version as a layer and poster. You find it online: notroika.org/camp/programm. Soon you will find it also in English. A camp guide and texture for respectful interaction … [Read more...]

Camp AG and NoTroika Program Camp & City: Actions – Events – Trainings – Workshops – Movie – Concerts

Has the word already reached everyone? – Blockupy is back.... ..with blockades and actions of civil disobedience on Friday, 31st of May, at the European Central Bank, the bank district, at the shopping district Zeil and at the deportation airport. ...with a demonstration on Saturday, June 1st, starting at 11:00 AM at Baseler Platz. The demonstration ends at the European Central Bank (Willi-Brand-Platz) with a short rally and assamblies about the future of resistance. ...with the … [Read more...]

Legal Infos Blockupy 2013

A short flyer containing basic information will be available soon for the action days. Camp The location for the camp is at Frankfurt Rebstock. The Camp will be set up from Monday (May 27) onwards and opened on Wednesday (May 29). There will be a programme of discussions and cultural events: https://notroika.org/node/371 Actions May 31st: Mass blockades of the European Central Bank (ECB) Blockupy Zeil: 12:30 pm at Primark, Zeil 94, Am Springbrunnen Further actions: Rally at Deutsche … [Read more...]