Barcelona: Defending l’Agora occupied Community Site against Fierce Speculation

 ‘Ágora Juan Andrés’ is an amazing self-run occupied area in the old Raval area where all kinds of activities take place. It’s been going since Oct 2014 and is named in memory of Juan Andres, a local man who was beaten to death by the police in the street.

Manifesto:  l’Àgora must stay in the neighborhood

Defend an occupied green space for the neighborhood!
Speculation threatens us!
The Raval is not for sale!Image result for manifest l'agora amenecat per desahucio

On Wednesday, June 6, the occupied community site ‘Ágora Juan Andrés’ was notified of a claim by the company ‘Triquell y García SL’ against the “unknown occupants” of the plot requesting the eviction of the space and compensation of 20,000 Euros . We went to the Court nº 3  to defend ourselves against their accusations .

Surprisingly, the company is the same that lost the property in June 2007, having 3 pending mortgages as well as 2 procedures for seizure by the Public Treasury and the Town Hall of Barcelona. The site became the property of the SAREB bank but now Triquell y García SL is back as a claimant and owner. Continue reading “Barcelona: Defending l’Agora occupied Community Site against Fierce Speculation”

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