Eppenberg Forest is occupied! Press Release

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Press release from 03/01/2019 on the occupation of Eppenberg Forest

The forest is occupied!

We, activists from the Hambach Forest, have occupied the Eppenberg Forest since 02/15/2019. On an area of about 40 hectares, this is to be cut down for an industrial area. This, although there are already such areas with large unsold lots in the immediate vicinity.
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It is incomprehensible to us how people continue to empower themselves to decide what happens to nature. And since nature can not defend itself, we have decided to be this defense!

In a time of approaching climate catastrophe we don’t need no further destruction of intact forests. We need a political system that ceases to subordinate nature to economic interests.

The aim of the occupation is therefore to give the local resistance a place of networking and exchange.

“We want to show alternative lifestyles to motivate and support people against a system that exploits the living space of us all!” – Leony

The majority of the inhabitants of Eppenberg itself is against the project.

And as has already been proven in Hauroth, they will not agree to such a thing.

Also the people from Masburg, who speak out against the destruction of areas in their village, are cordially invited.

The activists in Eppenberg Forest


Phone: +4915213993175
Mail: eppenbergerwald@nullriseup.net

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One Comment

  1. elizabeth shipley

    I wish you the very best. We cannot allow the powers that be to destroy our fragile planet.

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