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Date: Sun, 17 Aug 1997 23:32:28 +0100
From: Reclaim The Streets
Subject: Mid-August Bumper Issue

More RTS in Finland

Reclaim The Streets II - Finland

Streets have been reclaimed again in Finland on saturday 9th of august.

This time in Tampere, the largest town after Helsinki. 1200 people blocked a major street near the railway station and the party kicked on from 12 to 6 pm after which we had a break before the all-night RTS-continuation party at the beach just a mile from the town center. The Police had said earlier that week that "because the Helsinki-RTS (17.5.1997) had been 'so peacefull' there would be no police intervention recuired" [they didn't know why to arrest us]. This time the media was there and we got our message through though the local paper wrote next morning that "the RTS-party had not troubled the traffic" ["Your resistance is futile - submit!"]. Are they trying to challenge us - should we perhaps block the whole town center next time...

!!! Watchout for More Detailed and Illustrated Report at (As soon as the photos are scanned!)

For Information and Photos about the Helsinki-RTS go to

You Can Contact RTS-Finland at [or]

Tampere, Finland

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