update, 12/02: The first sentence ,3yrs9months, has now been reduced to 18 months and with no previous the victim will not have to enter prison, suffering only parole and criminal record. We hope the pressure is working and others will go free!
CanVies (pronounced ‘vias’) is an Occupied assembly-run Social center, set by the railway tracks in what was once a CNT Union Center 80 years ago. The occupation has lasted 17 years, surviving multiple eviction attempts due to strong local support.Last year Barcelona City Council decided on frontal attack, enraged that there was growing autonomous community they didn’t control. Thousands stood in front of the riot police, who finally broke through and the demolition began. Continue reading “1st four Sentenced for defending Can Vies A Center”