West Midlands

West Midlands

JNC Squats Resist Double Eviction

conservation area: conservation areaThe two occupied social centres operating under the Justice Not Crisis banner discovered on Monday that they were both to be evicted on the same day - Tuesday 21 April. This was not to be, thanks to a spirited resistance from the squatters and supporters.

CALL OUT: Resist the bailiffs at Justice Not Crisis Birmingham squat

At 0900 hours on Tuesday 21st April 2009 bailiffs will attempt to evict members of Justice Not Crisis from 310, 312, 314 and 318 Pershore Road, followed immediately after at 11AM, an attempted eviction at the Beechwood Hotel, Bristol Road.

Disabled activists occupy Birmingham City Council office: photos and video

Yesterday (Monday March 30th) the Disabled People's Direct Action Network (DAN) occupied the main entrance of Louisa Ryland House (Birmingham City Council's main housing an

JNC open new squat. Gardeners required.

At 0900 hrs on Tuesday 31 March, members of 'Justice Not Crisis' occupied the Beechcourt Hotel, 201 Bristol Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7UB.

Warwickshire Cricket Club attempt illegal eviction at squat.

Warwickshire County Cricket Ground staff and contractors forced entry into 312 Pershore Road, Edgbaston Birmingham ignoring Public Order Act Laws and squatters rights.

At the first court eviction hearing with WCCC, Justice Not Crisis did not defend the action against 3 of the 4 properties held by them. The Judge ordered forthwith possession on those properties.

Fight Speciesism! #8 - Out Now

Spring 2009 issue of the latest anti-speciesist, anti-capitalist, abolitionist direct action news is out now.

Articles: SHAC 7 solidarity, operation sinking ship, hunt sabbing, mink released, 'fashion' shop closed, liberationists arrested, max mara campaign, international actions, prisoner letters, police under attack, alf vs wageningen uni, prisoner support, monkeys fight back, netcu, bullring riots, aeta 4, earth liberation, mexican actions, whale wars, rioting in london and edo smashed.

Fossil Fools Day 2009, 1st April - actions & resources

FFD is only five weeks away! We know of various affinity group actions around the UK but thought we'd upload some inspirational public actions you can get involved with on the April 1st and some resources to help inspire you to take action in you local area.


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1. ARTIVISM, Smash EDO's week of anti-war creativity - Brighton – 24.02.09-01.03.09
2. Climate Rush – London and Manchester – 26.02.09
3. Camp for Climate Action Gathering – Nottingham – 7-8.03.09

Homeless campaigners and Social Centre gets eviction notice

Campaign group JUSTICE NOT CRISIS who have been campaigning for more social housing in Birmingham and helping to run a social centre in Birmingham had been served court papers. Due to the fact that there was no date or time on the papers JNC visited the Court to find out when we were to attend court.

Photographers turn out in solidarity against new "terror law".

Reposted: 16.02.2009: everyone knows Indymedia's a copper's favourite read, but after a couple of hundred snappers turned up outside the yard this morning they'll be queuing up today to see whose mug's on the wire.

Firebird Social Centre eviction bid fails at first hurdle

Justice not Crisis were taken to court today by the owner of the Firebird who was attempting to seek an immediate eviction.