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Cars of Hope collective: Situation on the Balkan route is getting worse

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 +++

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The Balkan route took a new turn: Next stop #Bosnia

The Balkan route took a new turn , more than 3000 people came to Bosinia since January. On Saturday Riot Turtle will travel to Bosnia with people of the Cars of Hope collective.

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#Gradisca (GO), Italian territory: Call for demo against deportation center and violence along the Balkan route

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.

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#RefugeesGR & Balkan Route: Solidarity not Charity!

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.

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Image: Graffiti on the barracks in Belgrade, Serbia. Image by Cars of Hope (February 2016)

 

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Final Straw: Voices from the Balkan Route, #Rojava and la #ZAD

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.

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Working on the Balkan Route: “I Can Still Here Croatian Cops Screaming ‘One line!’ in #Opatovac”

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.

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Working With #Refugees on the Balkan Route “To Get Shit Done!”

Cars of Hope is a group from Wuppertal, Germany that works with refugees along the so called “Balkan route”. After more borders were closed in Europe, and the implementation of the EU/Turkey deal, a lot of things have changed. An interview with Cars of Hope activist René Schuijlenburg.

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Interview: “Even When #Refugees Get Released From #Moria They Are Still Imprisoned”

Mohammed Harun Arsalai interviewed René Schuijlenburg of the Enough is Enough team. René is also a Cars of Hope activist and worked a lot on the Balkan route in the last two years.

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