After the first wave of protests against drownings, border closures and criminalization of life-savers, there will be a second wave of protests in the coming days. The Seebruecke initiative is growing rapidly.
Published by Enough is Enough. Written by Riot Turtle.
Note: Enough is Enough is not organizing any of these events, we are publishing this text for people across the US and Europe to be able to see what is going on and for documentation only.
Today (July 12) there will be a gathering in Berlin to commemorate Jamal Nasser Mahmoudi, the 23 year old Afghan refugee that was deported on July 4 (from Munich airport) and commited suicide earlier this week. He was one of 69 refugees that were deported on the birthday of German federal minister of interior Horst Seehofer (CSU). During a press conference Seehofer said: “It just so happens that on my 69th birthday, without any orders from me, 69 people were sent back to Afghanistan.” Seehofer was smiling when he said that. Now one of the refugees comitted suicide. Todays gathering will start at 05:00pm (17:00) in front of the ministry of interior in Berlin.
On their Facebook page the Seebruecke initiative wrote: “For the coming weekend soooo many demos and other actions are planned. Go on the streets! Show that we are many! Spread content on your channels. (…) Today, it’s time to go to the Ministry of the Interior in Berlin with a vigil for Jamal – the deported refugee who committed suicide yesterday.”
The list of demonstrations, vigils and other protests in the coming days is long:
Berlin | 12.07. | 17.00 | ministry of interior
Magdeburg | 13.07. | 15.00 | Hasselbachplatz
Reutlingen | 13.07. | 16.30 | Unter den Linden
Essen | 13.07. | 18.00 | Willy-Brandt-Platz
Hamburg | 13.07. | 18.00 | Neuer Pferdemarkt
Köln | 13.07. | 18.00| Bahnhofsvorplatz
Würzburg | 13.07. | 18.30 | Bahnhofsplatz
Münster | 13.07. | 19.30 | Stadtbücherei Münster
Freiburg | 14.07. | 12.00 | Platz Der Alten Synagoge
Freiberg | 14.07. | 13.00 | Bahnhof
Mainz | 14.07. | 13:00 | Bahnhofsvorplatz
Offenbach | 14.07. | 14:00 | Rathaus
Zürich | 14.07. | 14 :00| Limmatplatz
Mannheim | 15.07. | 19.00 | ASV
Berlin | 17.07. | 19:00 Uhr | Auditorium Friedrichstraße
Saarbrücken | 19.07. | 17.30 | EUROPA Galerie
Sulzbach-Rosenberg | 20.07. | 16:00| Sparkassenplatz
Kaiserslautern | 28.07. | 16.30 | Bahnhofsvorplatz
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