Doctors Without Borders reported on Twitter that a group of refugees was violently pushed back to Serbia last night. In Germany the governing parties CDU/CSU and SPD are taking over more and more policies if the fascist AFD party. German parliament voted in favor of sharper asylum laws. Again.
Image: A refugee that was beaten up by Croatian cops last night. Image by MSF
Continue reading #FortressEurope: Refugees Beaten By Croatian Cops During Illegal Pushbacks – New Asylum Law in Germany
Many independent volunteers work with refugees on the Balkan route, but people are also working with refugees in Germany, Italy, France and other European countries. Many independent volunteers understand their work with refugees as a political act, but others don’t. A plea why independent volunteers should understand their work as a political act.
Image: Graffiti on one of the squatted barracks in Belgrade. The barracks were evicted yesterday.
Continue reading Debate: Border Closures, Deportations and Independent Volunteering