Press release March 09, 2019 ++ Situation on the Balkan route worsens more and more +++ Cars of Hope shifts focus to fugitives in Greece +++ Hunger strike in Athens ended +++Continue reading Cars of Hope collective: Situation on the Balkan route is getting worse
Statement by No Name Kitchen about the attempt by Bosnian authorities to stop mutual aid operations of No Name Kitchen in Velika Kladusa.
Local authorities have now decided to forbid the volunteers of No Name Kitchen to offer any service or help.
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.
More than 700 academics, activists, artists, and journalists, as well as some 50 collectives, initiatives, editorial boards, and organizations have reacted to the eruption of hatred against the refugees and migrants channeled through the media and social discussions in Croatia.
“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.
Migrants protested for the third day in a row against EU border policies at the Maljevac border crossing. Croatian cops violently stopped migrants at the Bosnian/Croatian border. Several migrants were injured. The protests are ongoing.
Yesterday migrants protested against the EU border regime at the Bosnian Croatian border. Today they continued their protest. A Two reports by No Name Kitchen.
In the past weeks I reported a lot about Hambacher Forest. The struggle against RWE’s open pit mine is important, climate change is already taking its toll. On Monday I returned to Velika Kladuša at the Bosnian side of the Bosnian/Croatian border. Apart from people that are fleeing for war and persecution, more and more people are also forced to leave their villages and cities because of climate change.
Our correspondent Riot Turtle from Enough is Enough and Subversion 1312 was in a camp near the Bosnia/Croatia border, with Cars of Hope and SOS Team Kladuša building facilities for the camp and helping in whatever way they can. He is also doing interviews and reports and sent me this interview with an Iranian mother, who with her family is trying to reach Europe.