Blockupy: Police use violence against demonstration

Press statement Blockupy coalition Frankfurt/Main, 1 June 2013 15.00 hrs / 3pm   Escalation and police kettle were evidently planned beforehand / police headquarters in Wiesbaden does not respond to the far reaching concessions of the demonstrators   Without any reason the police is currently using massive violence against the participants of the Blockupy demonstration in the police kettle. “The strategy of the police is evident: They want to escalate the … [Read more...]

Action Goals achieved, European Central Bank blocked

Powerful Actions in the City / Demonstrators harrassed by Police at the Airport   More than 3000 people sourrounded and closed off the ECB for several hours this Friday morning as part of the Blockupy protests. Subsequently, activists marked further crisis actors with their creative protests all over the city.   „We achieved our goal to block the Eurotower with mass blockades as we had announced. The ECB represents not only the European crisis management that serves the … [Read more...]

PM: ECB is blocked by 3000 Blockupy activists

Press statement of the federal Blockupy coalition Frankfurt am Main, May 31, 2013 *ECB is blocked by 3000 Blockupy activists *Blockupy coalition reached its first goal / actions in the city will follow later in the day The European Central Bank is blocked. More than 3000 people have surrounded and bolt the ECB at the Willy-Brandt-Platz early on this Friday morning. Continually, more activists are arriving at the blockades. „The blockade is standing. The business of the ECB is … [Read more...]

PM: Demonstration at the airport is going to stay permitted

Press statement of the federal Blockupy coalition Frankfurt am Main, May 15, 2013 *Constitutional Court allows Blockupy- Demonstration in the airport *Police stops seven Buses and forces refugees to return +++Update: The 4 remaining buses arrived at the camp+++ The Blockupy- Demonstration inside the airport stays permitted: The Constitutional Court in Kassel confirmed that the demonstration „Blockupy Deportation Airport“ will be taking place tomorrow, with 200 demonstrators inside … [Read more...]