In several german cities people will protest against deportations on February 11th. The German government started to deport Afghan war refugees, but some German states are now considering to stop deporting people back to the Afghan war zone. Demonstrations are planned in Berlin, Hamburg, Wiesbaden, Düsseldorf and several other cities.
Written by Riot Turtle
In a call activists from Hamburg stated: “We, the people of Hamburg, demand: Stop deportations now! Universal rigth to stay! At 11th February 2017 we protest against deportations to Afghanistan. We as city society demand an end to this unworthy and inhumane policy at the expense of our fellow citizens. Afghanistan is not a safe country!
The 11th February 2017 is a german-wide day of action against deportations, protests are planned in many cities. We prove a solid stance – united with people in Hamburg and Germany. Against isolationist policy! Against deportations! Everyone deserves to live in peace and security. We will meet at 14:00 in front of the Elbphilharmonie and march to the city hall. Come and join us. Together we demonstrate our solidarity!”
In Düsseldorf activists will march to the state parliament of Nordrhine-Wesphalia, demanding interior minister Jäger (SPD) to stop deportations of refugees to the Afghan war zone and to demand to other German states that they will do the same. The demonstration in Düsseldorf will start at 01:30pm in front of the DGB House (Friedrich-Ebert-Str.34 in Düsseldorf).
You will find a map with details about the demonstrations against deportations here
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