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Arrested and put on smooth cell for Y block

Y-BLOCK: Five protesters were taken away yesterday, among them Ellen de Vibe, former director of Oslo's planning and building department. At the same time, the Y interior ended up in containers.

The fact that Oslo City Council last week advocated the preservation of the Y-block has not slowed down the destruction, rather the contrary. The peaceful demonstration in front of the endangered building on April 28 consisted of 8–9 people who had become stuck in contagious distance from each other.

Demonstration
Ellen de Vibe demonstrates. Photo: Tone Dalen

The demonstrators sat on the cold asphalt for many hours and held up large posters demanding immediate protection of the Y-block: "Listen to Oslo City Council. Stop the demolition and let the Storting consider the case on 12 May, "it said on a banner.
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Ellen Lande
Lande is a film writer and director and a regular writer for Ny Tid.
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