A statement has been released the the residents of The Square, the occupied social centre based in Russell Square
“We have decided to resist the eviction of THE SQUARE scheduled for Friday June 23rd 2006. We are preparing a political statement and call for solidarity to the social centres around the UK, autonomous collectives and radicals to converge on the weekend of the 23rd-24th-25th June in Russell Square. We plan a social resistance to any attempts to evict us composed of all the elements which constitute THE SQUARE – including students, teachers & migrants which have utilised and contributed to this radical public space.”
Meanwhile tonight The Square plays host to a benefit for the 34 Broadway Market campaign.
and that’s not all, tomorrow (Saturday) sees an all day event celebrating 10 years of Peace News, the long running anti-war paper. For details and more on The Square go to http://www.londonsocialcentre.org.uk