A video of a fascist Pegida demonstration on June 25, 2018 in Dresden, Germany shows fascist Pegida supporters chanting “drown! drown!”
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.
Yesterday the court of appeal in Hambarg suspended the sentence of Peike. Peike was imprisoned after last years NoG20 protests.
After the first wave of protests against drownings, border closures and criminalization of life-savers, there will be a second wave of protests in the coming days. The Seebruecke initiative is growing rapidly.
Thousands of people took the streets across Germany to protest against mass drownings in the Mediterranean and the criminalization of life-savers. The next demonstration will be on July 13 in Cologne.
In the past 2 months we focussed on the Bosnian/Croatian border, on July 19 two people of the Enough is Enough team will travel to Bosnia again with members of the Cars of Hope collective. On the Greek islands the situation is also getting worse and worse. The self-organized Pipka camp is under threat of eviction.
After every nationalist gathering in Greece, there are orchestrated violent attacks against squats, migrant residences etc. Yesterday fascists in helmets attacked a free social school in Thessaloniki after another nationalist demo. Those inside defended themselves and the building.
The coalition “No to the new police law NRW” expect thousands of protesters on Saturday July 7, in Duesseldorf, Germany (capital of the German state North-Rhine Westphalia). People will protest against the planned new police law in North-Rhine Westphalia. However, police authorities are hampering the demonstration by over-expansive and disproportionate conditions. In an article in the daily newspaper Neues-Deutschland, Thomas Eberhardt-Köster, the person who registered the demo said: “A mass demonstration against the police law like in Munich will not be allowed to happen here.” The demonstration in Munich was peaceful.
Yesterday cops raided at least 13 buildings and apartments in several German cities. Today cops continued with their operation and raided 2 apartments in Göttingen, Germany. The raids were related to last years NoG20 resistance in Hamburg.