Red-light district Maffia attacks Squatters
Last Sunday, 13/01, The house Westeinde 18 in Amsterdam was squatted.
The owner, J.W. Olyslagers from the village of Badhoevedorp did not
After a short skirmish and a dose of pepperspray, generously
Research by squatters into the backgrounds of the thug-attack showed
One day after the squat action the owner himself was outside the
He also stated that the sale of the house should have been finished last
Because of the ``heaviness'' of thew maffia-thugs, the squatters decided
The goals of the squat.
The goal of the squatters is to make the building fir for housing again.
Empty brothels should be changed into housing, just like other empty
The former use.
One can say that the brothel was closed when prostitution became legal
The squatters suspect that the last few years it was being used as a
End of press statement.
A couple of short notes to clarify some things:
Squatting is still legal in Holland. Therefore, after a building is