We wanna be free, to do what we wanna do
August 15, 2011 2:17 AM Subscribe
posted by arcticseal (27 comments total)
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, the freetown within the Copenhagen city limits, popular with tourists
, has obtained some measure of security
after decades of uncertainty.Christiania
has been in existence since 1971 and its existence has long been under threat from the government due to problems with organized drug dealers and uncertainty by the police on how to deal with it. Previous interventions
have had limited success.
Residents voted yesterday to accept an agreement
that will allow some to buy the properties they had squatted on, whilst others can now rent them from the government.