Ticker september 18th and later

deutsch | español | français See also the twitter accounts: @HambiBleibt @HambiEA #HambacherForst #HambiBleibt Videostreams: @anettselle Videos von gestern: @MKreutzfeldt September 21st 13:12 Police moves closer to the tripods at the edge of the forest. Several activists sitting under the tripod, singing. 12:58 Lorien: Climbing-police and RWE on their way to the monopod. Will probably be evicted soon. 12:28 Hundreds of police officers, are preventing people from entering the forest… more…

Declaration from the canopy following yesterday’s events (Thu, Sep 20th)

(Statement from one person in the forest, not from the whole movement.) Throughout a history of relentless and brutal police interventions, those occupying Hambacher Wald in opposition to RWE’s ecological devastation and structural violence, have been forced to seek recourse in even more inventive methods of non-violent resistance, often putting their own safety at risk. Over the years many of us have been physically violated, persecuted and put in jail… more…

Press release 09/20/2018 – Tragic death in Hambach Forest

On Wednesday afternoon about 3:45 pm, the movement journalist, blogger and activist Steffen Horst Meyn, died in the tree house village Beechtown in Hambach Forest. He crashed while attempting to document an ongoing eviction action by the Special Task Force of Police (SEK), from a suspension bridge from about 20 m height. Rescue workers on the ground tried to resuscitate him. According to our information, however, he died a little… more…

Commemoration of the person who died in Hambach Forest

After the terrible accident that occurred during the evictions, commemorative events will take place today in different places. From various sources (especially social media, e-mail) we know about these events: Last night Berlin, until 2 o’clock, Friedrichstraße 95: Memorial vigil in memory Thu, September 20 Nuremberg, 6 pm, at the Lorenzkirche Berlin, 6 pm, Hiroshimastraße 12: Memorial vigil in memory Essen, from the morning, Hauptbahnhof exit Freiheit at the monument… more…

Journalist fell from tree and died – activists demand immediate intervention stop in Hambach Forest

deutsch | español | français A friend who has accompanied us as a journalist for a long time in the forest, fell today from a suspension bridge over 20 meters high in Beechtown and died. At that time police and RWE tried to evict the tree house village. The SEK was in the process of arresting an activist near the suspension bridge. Our friend was apparently on the way there… more…

Forest-walk this Sunday (23rd September), or any day!

Every person has a right to experience nature, see the trees, feel the leaf-covered ground under their feet, and hear the calm ambiance of the forest. However, in the 12,000 year old Hambach Forest, the police are making it hard for nature-lovers young and old, to do so. The whole area in and around the Hambach forest has been officially declared as a “danger-zone”, giving the forces of the state… more…

PRESS-ANNOUNCEMENT 17.09.18

EVICTION IN THE EAST AND THE WEST, SOLIDARITY CONCERT IN FRONT OF THE FOREST With tired eyes we are writing the press-announcement for the day. Since morning the eviction of the treehouse-village. With four cherry-pickers the police attempted to bring down the people from the traverses and tree-houses, but through lock-ons, the good and motivated mood of the activists and the supporters, four treehouses stayed occupied and undestroyed. The eviction… more…

PRESS CONFERENCE 16.09.18

Activists on the treehouse Nonames near Gallia have given a press conference Despite the massive restriction of the “freedom of the press” by police in the Hambach Forest one (and only one!) press team actually managed to hear and record the statement from the activists. Here you find the link to the video! Unfortunately it is in German. Today (monday) at 12h a second press conference will take place at… more…