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Repression against refugees in #Bavaria: “Show police presence” and “make an impression”

Bavaria, German territory: A refugee camp in an industrial hall in Stephansposching (branch of the Ankerzentrum Deggendorf) was invaded by masked and heavily armed intruders with machine guns and long sticks.

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Solidarity With the ‘Strike of Closed Doors’ of 209 People in the Transit Camp #Deggendorf

On Friday, 15th of December 2017, 209 people from Sierra Leone in the transit camp in Deggendorf, Germany started a ‘strike of closed doors’. In protest, the children and young people refused to attend the German class as access to other educational institutions is denied. The adults haven’t left the accommodation and denied to work in the 80 cents jobs. On Saturday, 16th of December 2017 they started a hunger strike. The protest involves 44 children and young people, as well as 40 women (among them 12 pregnant women) and 125 men. The starting point of the protest was the violent deportation of a man from Sierra Leone on Friday morning, which was stopped in the last minute at the airport.

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