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.
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.
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.
A video of a fascist Pegida demonstration on June 25, 2018 in Dresden, Germany shows fascist Pegida supporters chanting “drown! drown!”
On Saturday a demonstration of 10 thousand people marched through the city of Ventimiglia: an impressive mass of people against the borders and against barbarism, in a place symbolizing the atrocity by migratory policies in recent years.
1000 people in anti-racist demonstration in Zurich, Switzerland on Saturday. Communiqué of the demonstration against the militarization of the European external borders, 14.7.2018.
Activists congregate spontaneously in front of the Hamburg editorial office of German news outlet “Zeit”.
+ Lifejackets were symbolically stored in the foyer
+ In speeches, they demanded an end to the criminalization of civilian sea rescue.
The Italian minister of interior Salvini from the fascist Lega party, keeps playing with the lives of refugees. During the night hours 450 refugees were crammed in a wooden boat in international waters. Although the refugees are rescued now, Salvini threatens to send them back to Libya.
After the first wave of protests against drownings at the Mediterranean sea, border closures & criminalization of life savers on July 7, another wave of protests took the streets across Germany last night. A report back from Cologne.
On July 19 two people of the Enough is Enough team will join the Cars of Hope collective in Bosnia to work together with refugees to provide mutual aid and to produce independent border monitoring reports from the Bosnian/Croatian border. In this article we first publish some details about our next stay in Bosnia and in the second part we reblog an article about the protests at the Bosnian/Croatian border. At the bootom of this page you will find a translation of the piece about our next stay in Castellano (Spanish).