Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Dutch squatters fight to save their homes

Squatters in the Netherlands are organizing against a government proposal to reverse the country's notably liberal laws on squatting. See also this dispatch on

Dutch squatters have reclaimed a tremendous amount of housing and been a positive force in helping to alleviate the country's housing crisis. To join the struggle to support the squatters, visit

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


My name is Ana Bianca and I am actually trying to get in touch with you to see if you can help me (giving me some information) about the Rocinha in Rio. I am a brazilian photojournalist, currently living in California. I am planning to do a project on the people of the Rocinha and have been contacting anyone who knows something about it. I would be very grateful if you could contact me directly so that we can further 'discuss' my project.
(If you are interested in seeing some of my work go to

thank you so much, and i'm sorry to be intruding onto your blog in this manner!


Ana Bianca Marin