((i)) | 17.01.2007 16:23 | G8 Germany 2007
From 6-8 June 2007 the G8 summit 2007 will take place in a hotel in Heiligendamm next to Rostock at the Baltic Sea, Germany. 6 month before the resistace is taking shape: Several alliances prepare carawans, blockades and other forms of direct action.
Last August about 1000 people allready gathered close to Heiligendamm in a first protest camp for 10 days. Since then numerous direct actions all over Germany. 4 numbers of a newsletter have been released in more than 8 languages. More than 400 people from NGOs to anti-authoritarian groups attended the second "G8 Action Conference" in Rostock while hundreds of people gathered at several dissent+x network meetings.Activists sucessfully used the Nuclear Waste Transport in November as a start into the protest season.
In the UK the mobilisation started with an Info night in London and a first UK-wide meeting in Nottingham on January 28th (1 | 2). Dissent! Belgium started with an action week in gent last december. The international mobilisation will continue with a gathering in Warsaw, Poland from February 10-11th. more ...
Websites: dissentnetwork.org | g8-2007.de | Revolutionary Alliance | Action Conference | Newsletter: News From The Fields And Beyond | Convergence Center Hamburg | Camp 2006 | NGO Mobilisation | gipfelsoli | moving europe | outofaction (de) | NoLager | Block G8 | Topic on de.indymedia.og | Dissent! UK | Wombles/G8 | input paper: Antiracist Perspectives in regard to G-8 Summit 2007
Freedom of movement will become one of the main issues of the protest (First Call | working group at Action Conference Other issues will be global agriculture ( working group at Action Conference | Calls ) and anti-militarism (Call).
The German chancellor Merkel confirmed that the Mexican President has been invited to the G8 summit.