freetown status and protection under the 1989 Christiania Law, after a final ruling by the Danish supreme court giving rights back to the state, reports the Copenhagen Post.

The ruling marked the end of a seven-year fight between residents and the state over land rights and the right to self-rule. The unusual 1989 law gave Christiania residents the formal right to use the 85-acre squatted area, which was a former military barracks. The law was overturned in 2004, but has been fought for by residents ever since.

SHARE
Wanted in Europe
Wanted in Europe
Wanted in Europe, part of the Wanted Worldwide network, is a website in English for expatriates in Europe established in 2006. We cover Europe's news stories that may be of interest to English speaking residents along with tourists as well. Our publication also offers classifieds, photos, information on events, museums, churches, galleries, exhibits, fashion, food, and local travel.
67182
Previous article New out-of-hours healthcare for Paris
Next article Amsterdam removes all mosquito machines