Bosnia and Herzegovina — According to several statements and different local sources, on Tuesday night of this week, there was an attack by so-far unidentified, reportedly local, individuals against a dozen people staying in one of the secluded squats in the Velika Kladuša area, in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina . The boys, who were preparing to go to bed, also reported that they were shouted at, and following that several gunshots were fired at the shabby wooden shack where they were staying.Continue reading #Bosnia & #Serbia: Unprotected, attacked and shot at across the Balkan Route
In this text, a comrade reports about the events during the “Summer of Migration” 2015 and the practical support work of comrades on the ground. Further reports have been announced and will follow in the following issues of Sūnzǐ Bīngfǎ.Continue reading Speaking of #Moria: Solidarity, Not Charity! Personal experiences on the Balkan route – “Summer of Migration” [Part1]
Greece. Today the Greek ministry of migration announced that food distribution to refugees is now banned for all NGO’s on Lesvos. The ministery threatened to fine everyone that is trying to provide food and water to the people queueing for hours in the baking hot sun in front of the new camp. The Cars of Hope collective experienced a lot of repression against people who supported refugees on the Balkan route in the past years, but continued their work. Soon they will return to Greece. A statement by the Cars of Hope collective.Continue reading Cars of Hope: Repression of migrants, aid workers and solidarity activists is a “normal” practise in Europe, but we will continue to support people on the Balkan route – Next week we will travel to #Greece
Gradisca (GO), Italian territory: Call for a demonstration against the deportation center and the violence along the Balkan route on June 9 by No Cpr e no frontiere – FVG.Continue reading #Gradisca (GO), Italian territory: Call for demo against deportation center and violence along the Balkan route
Press release March 09, 2019 ++ Situation on the Balkan route worsens more and more +++ Cars of Hope shifts focus to fugitives in Greece +++ Hunger strike in Athens ended +++Continue reading Cars of Hope collective: Situation on the Balkan route is getting worse
This week on The Final Straw, we’re airing three international segments covering anarchist perspectives from the Rojava Revolution in Northern Syria, voices from the pirate radio, Radio Klaxon on the ZAD, a land occupation in western France, and a contribution by Enough is Enough editor Riot Turtle about refugee solidarity and struggle on the border of Croatia and Bosnia in the Balkans.
It’s summer! For all people especially western activists, who are planning to leave their countries to go somewhere else (Balkan or elsewhere) to do political or humanitarian work and volunteer during the holidays, we were collecting some advices which we think would be important to consider.
States and borders are dividing people. Dividing in them and us. When do we finally get rid of these tools of suffering and oppression? On December 17 I will travel to Lesvos, Greece, again and will stay there for almost a month. It seems a long time ago that I started working with refugees on the Balkan route, but actually its not. A little more than two years have past after I drove to Slovenia. A good friend wrote me in September 2015 about the situation on the Croatian/Slovenian border and asked me to come and support. A lot has happened since then…
Video by the author of this aricle, Riot Turtle, about the next campaign on Lesvos.
Ljubljana. Slovenia. Statement by AT Rog Ljubljana: Solidarity with Terra Incognita and Rosa Nera.Continue reading #Ljubljana, #Slovenia: Solidarity with Terra Incognita and Rosa Nera