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Solidarity can stop evictions

Issue No. 2353

Albert Portillo

Albert Portillo (Pic: Guy Smallman)

Albert Portillo from Barcelona spoke at the benefit justice summit about the movement for housing rights in Spain.

The PAH housing campaign has so far stopped around 650 evictions.

“People come to our assemblies and explain their situation,” Albert told Socialist Worker. 

“We call for people to assemble in front of their house at the time of the eviction.

“We get 200 or 300 people and do whatever is necessary, such as linking arms and legs. 

“These actions are very popular—people want to feel that they are really stopping austerity and neoliberalism.”


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Tue 14 May 2013, 18:13 BST
Issue No. 2353
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