Death of people on the move, even children, no longer news in Europe. Number of people arriving in Bosnia rising again.Continue reading #NoBorders: Deadly weekend at the European frontiers, but looks like nobody really cares
Tuesday evening, saw a massive eviction of Paris’s Porte de la Chapelle urban camp. According to Paris Refugee Ground Support (Warning Facebook Link), hundreds were brought to gymnasiums to get out of the cold overnight — but hundreds more were left behind to fend for themselves.Continue reading #Paris: Refugees evicted in Porte-de-la Chapelle
Rome, Italian territory: On Saturday 150.000 people marched through the city for the Non Una di Meno national demonstration. The feminist march openly supported migrant, refugee and asylum seeker women in their struggle for rights, decent conditions and against the Salvini Decree.
There were many reports about police violence against refugees in Croatia in the past months. This time an unaccompanied minor from Syria returned to Bosnia with a video recording of a push-back in action.
Zagreb, Croatia: A direct consequence of anti-refugee propaganda: AYS integration center targeted by fascists.
“At the border to Croatia — only 224km from Austria — more than 20,000 people hope to break through on their way to Central Europe. An analysis from “Group III (migration)” in the interior ministry says the rush could happen soon.” This is what fake news and hate propaganda looks like. The article, and this is only part of it, was published on Sunday by one of the most influentially daily newspapers in Austria — Kronen.
Yesterday the self-organised refugee protest camp at the Bosnian-Croatian border near Velika Kladuša was evicted by the Bosnian police. There are also reports of police violence against migrants in the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, and restrictions of the freedom of movement of migrants in Bosnia.
Three women attempting to reach Europe were found dead with their necks slashed close to the border of Turkey and Greece.
We, the front-line volunteers and activists, who for years now have been stepping in and picking up the slack in lieu of governments, the UN and other international organizations when it comes to the alleviation of the situation in which hundreds and thousands of people along the Balkan route find themselves in, are decisively and unequivocally raising our voices against the inhuman treatment of our fellow human beings that is taking place along the Balkan route — and beyond.
Tonight we will travel with people of the Cars of Hope collective to Bosnia. We will hook-up with our friends of the former Soul Food Kitchen. We worked with Soul Food Kitchen before (in Thessaloniki and Belgrade). Here is an article about the situation at the Bosnian-Croatian border. Locals together with international volunteers are warmly welcoming people at the Bosnian-Croatian border and are trying their best to support them and show solidarity.