Today in the morning the forest has once again been invaded by a contingent of RW€ and police. It seems to be a periodic barricade clearing only.
A Call for Support and Solidarity with the Forest Activists goes out: please document this action in person, online and if possible visit the occupation and offer your support.
Timeline of the Police Intrussion:
8:00 Information is received that cops are undertaking barricade eviction in the forest.
8:15 – Details: At Deathtrap 4-5 police vans, a few Security vehicles with heavy equipment. The clearing has not begun yet.
8:50 – The vehicle and bulldozer convoy starts moving through the forest. These are about 25 Police, 15 RW€ Security, 4 with cameras and three with dogs, a front loader, a tractor with and a trailor with the tail-end being a RW€ secu climate-killer SUV.
10:00 – The eviction-commando arrived at „Jesus Point“ forest crossing.
11:00 – The Cops arrive at the exit/entrance to the forest going to Morschenich, it is not clear if this is the end of the action or not.
According to the recent statements of the local police a periodic barricade clearing actions will be undertaken when the barricades reach a certain critical size.
No arrests so far. Be aware of possible controls, even though there does not seem to be any around the Meadow itself.