About 70 activists and community members surrounded and blocked an ICE van in front of LA’s Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles the evening of Thursday, February 15. The action was called for by the Koreatown Popular Assembly 24 hours prior as an emergency response to reports of ICE detaining over a 100 individuals across the city.
The 23 year old Syrian refugee K. went from Germany to Greece to meet his younger brother who were supposed to come from Turkey by the end of November 2016. When he looked for him in Didimoticho, Greece, showing a photo of the 11-year old brother, he was arrested. 14 months later, K. is back in Greece after being pushed back to Turkey with 50 other migrants on the 30th of November 2016.
Leaflet found in the streets of Paris, December 2012, From non-fides.fr. Translated by act for freedom now/B.pd. In 2018 this leaflet is still up to date.
International call by Refugee Accommodation and Solidarity Space City Plaza (Warning Facebook Link) for the 17th March 2018 – European day against all anti-migration policies between states.
[English, German, Tigrinia, French, Urdu, Farsi, Arabic]
Demonstration Sunday // 11.02.2018 // 14.00 // Leopoldplatz, Berlin (Wedding).
In Berlin, deportations happen all the time. Every night, the danger of police raids looms: people are taken out of their beds and forced on deportation planes. This takes place all around Berlin; in refugee accommodation centers in our neighbourhood; or in apartments around the corner. While most of Berlin sleeps, the German border system enacts its ruthless practice of expulsion with its horrible consequences such as extreme poverty, confinement, persecution, torture and death in those places that people obviously had a reason to leave.
Yesterday Hesam announced that he was transferred to the detention center (section B) inside the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, Greece. He continued his hunger strike, that he started 18 days ago. Three days ago Hesam also stopped drinking.
We published many reports about the situation of refugees on Lesvos in the past weeks. Unfortunally we didn’t manage to come to Chios or one of the other Greek islands to report about the situation there. At the moment the people of Fotomovimiento are on Chios and we re-publish a report that they published on their Facebook page. Continue reading Fotomovimiento on #Chios
Image: Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, Greece on December 26, 2017.
In this show Subversion #1312 ‘travel’ to Greece and Iran where people are suffering because of their political situation and borders. With a contribution by Enough is Enough’s Riot Turtle from Lesvos.
Image: Moria refugee camp on Lesvos island, Greece.
With Trump planning a major wave of ICE raids targeting Northern California in the coming weeks, especially targeting sanctuary cities, organized community responses are essential to beating back these attacks. The goal, as always with immigration enforcement, is to strike fear in immigrant communities, reinforce their precarious status as workers and feed Trump’s base that supports his white nationalist agenda.
Welcome to Wuppertal (Germany) is organizing a monthly breakfast for 3 years now. Since then a lot has happened. There is an increase of deportations and the European borders are closed again. Welcome to Wuppertal (W2Wtal) needs us and we need this important iniative. Three years w2wtal breakfast at Café ADA: Sunday, January 21st, 11 a. m., Wiesenstraße 6 in Wuppertal-Elberfeld (Germany).
No deportation to Afghanistan! Afghanistan is not safe!
On Tuesday, 23 January, people are to be deported from Düsseldorf Airport to Afghanistan, Kabul. We, as the Dusseldorf Alliance “Afghan outcry” in association with refugees of all backgrounds, their supporters and human rights activists, as well as numerous other initiatives and organizations from North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) condemn the planned deportation and demand the immediate suspension of all deportations to Afghanistan and the recognition of the need for protection of refugees from this area.
- Protests against collective deportation(s) at Dusseldorf Airport and at Dusseldorf main station
- Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
- Time: 4 pm in front of Dusseldorf main station (Hbf)
5 pm at Dusseldorf airport, passengers’ hall, Terminal B
- Further information; here (Warning Facebook link)