Racism and unequal treatment: Katarzyna Czarnota from Grupa Granica on the situation on Poland’s borders with Belarus and Ukraine.Continue reading “All people should be welcomed” [Belarus, Poland, Ukraine]
The current war in Ukraine is difficult to grapple with and not only for those of us with friends and comrades who are over there, fighting or surviving, or who have already fled and now find themselves homeless, many of them for a second time, in the case of the many refugees who had taken shelter there over these last several years.Continue reading The Invasion Of Ukraine: Anarchist Interventions And Geopolitical Changes [Peter Gelderloos]
As a result of the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine, more than half a million people have been displaced. The invasion was an escalation of a war that had been going on since 2014 and has since killed around 14,000 people. A Eurocentric view only took notice of the conflict when it escalated and became a threat to Western Europe.Continue reading Call for Peace, Support of the Ukrainian People and for Solidarity with All Refugees
Krosno Ordzańskie. Poland. On Saturday, February 12, 2022, 300 people demonstrated against the Polish internment camps. Also the coach of Solibus e.v. from Berlin came with about 50 activists* to Krosno Ordzańskie, 150km away. Together with German and Polish groups and many individuals, they protested for the freedom of movement of refugees and against the conditions in all arrival centers in the country. There were speeches by various groups and letters from those affected were also read out in several languages.Continue reading Demo report: Against internment camps, International demo in Poland on February 12
During the 8th birthday of Samba Wrocław, we showed our opposition to the construction of the wall on the Polish-Belarusian border. The campaign was prepared by No Borders Team.Continue reading We Are A Break In Your Wall [Wroclaw, Poland]
Calais. France. Two statements on the occupations and repression in the past days in Calais.Continue reading Communiqué from Calais Housing for all – Statement: We will not let ourselves be taken away![Calais, France]
The widely publicised shipwreck off the coast of Calais on 24 November, which left 27 dead, drew a few crocodile tears from the sharks that govern France and England. A show of hypocrisy that does not hide the truth: the deadly closure of the increasingly militarised maritime border of the Channel are the first responsible.
Image above: “The real enemy travels by private jet not dinghy”. (Tag on a wall in Dover town centre, October 2021)Continue reading Channel Charades – On the Franco-British border: Everyone’s at sea
Laval. Montreal. Quebec. Last Sunday, January 30th, we were enraged and deeply saddened to learn of yet another death at the Laval immigration detention center.Continue reading Borders Kill, CBSA Negligence Kills: Statement of Rage and Collective Mourning of the Death at the Laval Immigration Detention Center [Montreal, Quebec]
Krosno Odrzańskie. Poland. We want to express our solidarity with all those imprisoned in the closed retention centers centers. Officially they are called centers for foreigners, but we prefer to speak of retention centers because the conditions in which these people live there have nothing to do with what legally should be a center for foreigners.
We will not forget about these people, even though the authorities are trying to do everything in their power to erase their existence from public awareness.
The situation that has been ongoing for months on the border between Poland and Belarus is a real humanitarian crisis, putting in danger thousands of people who try to find refuge in Europe. But, it is not only that.Continue reading An open message from the International Network Against the Border System Meeting in Poland