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‘Living from day to day’ in #Bordeaux’s migrant squats

As the western French city of Bordeaux struggles to accommodate its growing migrant population, more and more squats have popped up to keep the city’s legal and illegal migrants off the streets. However, since the region appointed Fabienne Buccio as its prefect, an aggressive evacuation campaign has been set in motion; with over 70 squats having been shut down in the past 6 months alone.

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Danish emergency worker Salam Aldeen has been arrested in #Greece

Press release from Team Humanity Denmark

It’s happened again! Danish emergency worker Salam Aldeen has been arrested in Greece on charges of “public threat” because he works as a humanitarian emergency worker in Lesbos, where there is currently 20,000 refugees. Salam Aldeen has been detained and will be imprisoned until he is deported from Greece.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 9: “I tell my children, don’t be afraid”

This is part nine in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 8: “Everywhere I look I see a story”

This is part eight in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 7: “Here we sleep well, me and my daughter”

This is part seven in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 6: “This is nothing, it’s just a government”

This is part six in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 5: “We have only one choice, to keep fighting”

This is part five in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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#NoBorders: Croatian Police Kidnapped Nigerian Students and Deported them to #Bosnia

Croatian territory. Abia Uchenna Alexandro and Eboh Kenneth Chennedu arrived in Croatia to participate in a table tennis tournament in Pula on November 12th. They did not know that their sporting competition would end in a nightmare.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 4: “We have to keep this idea alive”

This is part four in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation.

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