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SOS Mediterranee declaration on the departure of #Aquarius

The Aquarius is heading back to sea and we pledge to support her mission. We are #onboardAquarius.

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#AbolishICE Philadelphia: Comcast truck got f*cked up

Philadelphia: Statement about an action against a Comcast truck.

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August 5 #Portland: Abolish ICE PDX!

The occupation of SW Macadam that initiated OccupyICEPDX was an organic human response to the abhorrent and inhumane treatment of innocent people seeking refuge and asylum in the United States. It was the foundation upon which a new arm of the movement would build, bringing ideas and principles long held to the forefront.

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#Athens: Free Hicham – Freedom for all migrants – Freedom for Exarchia

Hicham, is a North African-born migrant, living in Athens for the past 10 months. He is a member of our squat community of Exarchia, and an active participant in the free public bath initiative. Hischam was arrested in June this year on Kallidromiou st. in a police control check.

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Brutal violence by Croatian police at the Croatian-Bosnian border

Our correspondent Riot Turtle from Enough is Enough and Subversion 1312 was in a camp near the Bosnia/Croatia border, with Cars of Hope and SOS Team Kladuša building facilities for the camp and helping in whatever way they can. He is also doing interviews and reports and sent me this interview with an Iranian mother, who with her family is trying to reach Europe.

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#OccupyNWDC: Northwest Detention Center encampment continues, hard barricades erected

One month in, the encampment at the Northwest Detention Center immigration prison in Tacoma continues. While it has been much lower profile than #occupyicepdx, it is the site of the largest immigration prison on the west coast. Prisoners inside have repeatedly engaged in hunger strikes and other forms of resistance over the years.

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Italy Launches Criminal Investigation Against Rescuers

Official statement by investigated Iuventa Crew members.

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#Katwijk #StopDeportations: No child on the side, demo on September 29

Katwijk, Netherlands: Lately there has been much to do about Trump’s policies regarding refugee children, that separates children from their parents and puts them into prison. This policy is outrageous. But refugee children in the Netherlands get treated heartless and cruel by the authorities too. And like in the United States, this is a deliberate policy. To draw attention to the situation of refugee children, Geen Kind aan de Kant (No Child on the Side) organizes a demonstration in Katwijk on the 29th of September.

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#NoBorders France: Four people face charges for assisting refugees

Four people were arrested for helping migrants cross the border into France.  It is the latest case over citizens providing aid to refugees in France.

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Migrants rescued in Distress in Maltese Search and Rescue Zone illegally transferred to Tunisian territorial waters

Over the past four days, the WatchTheMed Alarm Phone has collected information that strongly suggest that a boat carrying 40 migrants from several African countries seeking protection in Europe was illegally transferred into Tunisian territorial waters after having already reached international waters and the Maltese Search and Rescue (SAR) zone.

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