We are writing with the smell of tear gas rising from our fingers. The springtime symphony of birdsong is punctuated by the explosive echo of concussion grenades. Our eyes are watering, less from the gas than the sadness; because our friends’ homes, barns and organic farms are being destroyed. Bulldozers, supported by 2500 riot […]
Read More A CALL FOR INTERGALACTIC SOLIDARITY ACTIONS EVERYWHERE TO END THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ZAD OF NOTRE DAME DES LANDES
THIS IS THE STATEMENT FROM THE ZAD ASSEMBLY OF USES – 3rd April 2018 On February 10th, a few weeks after the airport project was dropped, dozens of thousands of people converged again to Notre-Dame-des-Landes to root the future of the zad. Since then, the assembly of uses(*) has laid the foundations of this project […]
Read More TARGETED EVICTIONS BEGIN MONDAY 9th APRIL
This text was written by one of the zad’s affinity groups, the CMDO, and 10,000 copies handed out in a large format newspaper version for the victory celebrations on the 10th of February 2018 on the zone and beyond. It attempts to clarify some of the confusion about what is happening on the ZAD at […]
Read More The ZAD Will Survive
On the 17th of January Frances prime minister went onto live TV, with the minister of interior on his right hand side and that of the environment on his left. He was going to finally announce the government’s decision about the airport of Notre-dames-des-Landes and the fate of Europe’s largest defensive land occupation, the ZAD. The […]
Read More VICTORY ! and an invite to celebrate
Philosopher and historian of science, Isabelle Stengers will be in discussion with writer and ecofeminist neo pagan activist Starhawk who will also run a workshop and ritual on the zad.
Read More Starhawk and Isabelle Stengers on the zad
Original Article: https://www.vice.com/fr Translation in English: ‘A territory lost to the Republic’: what a ZAD looks like from the inside Pictures and text : Immo Klink, as told to Julie Le Baron I have photographed alternative communities and protest camps across Europe for many years, and increasingly heard people talking about the ZAD: 4000 acres of […]
Read More ‘A territory lost to the Republic’: what a ZAD looks like from the inside – photo gallery
We are inhabitants of the zad who wish to strenghten connections and networks with groups and people from other countries. In this spirit, we invite you to an Intergalactic week.
Read More Come to the Intergalactic week 17-24 August
Subcommandante Marcos, Robin Hood, Louise Michel and Spartacus – the Roman rebel, resplendent in green woollen socks rather than the leather boots one might expect – are all impatiently waiting outside the Palais de Justice (courthouse) at Saint Nazaire (in western France)
Read More In the zone: An article in Australian magazine Overland
This spring (2017) two short 15 minute films were released by Telesur, the first english language films to be made about the zad.
Read More Two short films about the zad