The Sweets taste of victory: bailiffs seen off at Sweets Way Estate

Some of the people who came together to prevent an eviction today

Great news from the Sweets Way estate in North London, where direct action and solidarity prevented an eviction today. There doesn’t seem to be a full write-up available yet, but the Sweets Way Resists facebook page have reported:

MOSTAFA REMAINS HOUSED!

The bailiffs came, the bailiffs went! They were not prepared for the show of collective power that came out in the family’s defence today!

We need to stay vigilant, but today has been a powerful reminder that even High Court bailiffs are not immune to a group of peaceful committed individuals coming together to take a stand!

Stay tuned and let us know if you can be involved in future eviction resistances and the fight to keep Mostafa’s family in their home!

Barnet Housing Action Group have uploaded this video of ITV news reporting on the action:

See here and here for more background on the story. UPDATE: The Mirror have also just covered the story here. To keep informed about the amazing organising that’s going on at Sweets Way, you can check their blog, facebook or twitter.

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"The impulse to fight against work and management is immediately collective. As we fight against the conditions of our own lives, we see that other people are doing the same. To get anywhere we have to fight side by side. We begin to break down the divisions between us and prejudices, hierarchies, and nationalisms begin to be undermined. As we build trust and solidarity, we grow more daring and combative. More becomes possible. We get more organized, more confident, more disruptive and more powerful."
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