By oplatz *deutsch unten* ———- *Free our friends! – Call for donation* On December 10th, during an unannounced fire safety control, which began at 5:00 AM, two residents of the Gerhart-Hauptmann School were awoken and arrested. As disrespectfully as possible, a further … Continue reading → …read more
By freedomnotfrontex Free Our Friends! On December 10th, during an unannounced fire safety control, which began at 5:00 AM, two residents of the Gerhart-Hauptmann School were awoken and arrested. As disrespectfully as possible, a further resident was arrested the following day during … Continue reading → …read more
By refugeeresistance How can securities of the so called “international refugee center”, be not selected by refugee activists themselves? And how can the district choose securities who hate and attack refugees for no reason? On the evening of 23.12.2014 refugee activists made … Continue reading → …read more
By consensusdecisionmaking A storm decide to bring us a Christmas miracle : Une tempête a decidé de nous apporter un miracle de noël : ps : Personnes n’as été bléssé durant la tempêtes, quelques abris vont avoir besoin d’être réparés et renforcés pour l’hivers. ps : Nobody was hurt during the storm, some shelters will need […] …read more
By freedomnotfrontex PLEASE CONTRIBUTE HERE before Dec 29! After 20 years of activism in Germany, Sista Mimi died on December 10, 2014. Until the very end, she kept on fighting for human rights, lastly in the Refugee School in Kreuzberg. As long … Continue reading → …read more
By palme43 There is a new racist movement on the streets of Germany. These people who call themselves Pegida (patriotic Europeans), gathered ten thousand people to the march hold in Dresden. Now they do these demonstrations every Monday and start in other … Continue reading → …read more
Letter: Oumar Berete
Pictures: Olfa Ben Ali
Let me introduce myself. I am Oumar Berete from Conraky, Guinea and, a few years ago, I sought asylum in The Netherlands. I am also one of the former refugee leaders from the We Are Here group.
Two and a half years ago, after having been rejected by the immigration service IND, I had no place, no voice, and I officially became persona non grata, an invisible result of the Dutch government’s dysfunction.
I joined other refugees in this similar (non)situation in the tent camp in Osdorp. The media and politicians usually called us “the refused” refugees (uitgeprocedeerd) or criminals. These terms were so overused that they became our only ”unworthy identity”. Together we became one: one body, one voice, one story, one struggle, and one battle. We became a protest group, the We Are Here movement. From Osdorp we moved from place to place: the Vluchtkerk, Vluchtflat, VluchtKantoor, Vluchtgebouw, Havenstraat, and so on. [vlucht = flight]
I should mention that before, during, and after this time, some of us were / have been / will be arrested and put into detention for months because of this “politically correct” name they’ve stuck …read more
Refugee movement Sachsen Anhalt (formally called Refugee Initiative Wittenberg) remembers the hard struggle they went through from 2008 both politically, socially, and economically to close one of the most highly isolated refugee camps in Germany. It contributes to ameliorate the situation of refugees in the local government of Wittenberg and Sachsen Anhalt at large.
On 6 of February 2014, more migrants were trying in collective action to overcome the border of the enclave of Ceuta (one of two borders of the European Union on African soil) across the sea. The Spanish Guardia Civil, fired on the swimming Migrants with rubber bullets and tear gas. Moroccan police, supported by local racists, also participated in the murderous hunt of migrants. At least 15 people were murdered that day, and 50 all together were missing. Dozens more were injured and illegally pushed back to Morocco. https://vimeo.com/8777034
A year after the killings, the families of the victims, witnesses among the road friends and activists for equality of people”s rights, remember this homicides.
It will be occasion for a meeting on the way to the creation of a Transnational Platform of Action of Migrants, Refugees and solidarious Initiatives. We will come together to denounce all crimes and injustices we all are victims.
Do not wait until the people rise up, you are the people!
4 days of Commemoration, Actions and Work, from 5 to 8 of February 2015 whose main points will be:
–February 5: – Arrival of delegations from 9 European countries and Tunisia. Presentation of the project fo the CISPM …read more
By gepaecktragarz —English below Die Räumung des Oranienplatzes wird täglich fortgesetzt, nur an anderen Orten. Am 17.12. wurden elf Geflüchtete morgens aus ihren Unterkünften in Spandau geschmissen. Tausende Menschen sind in diesem Jahr bereits erzwungen obdachlos, Notunterkünfte sind überfüllt, während so genannte … Continue reading → …read more
By consensusdecisionmaking In the evening of the 12th of December, a man from Sudan was crushed under the wheels of the lorry that had just brought him to England from Calais. He was killed on the side of the M25 when him, and a friend he crossed with, were trying to climb out from underneath the lorry […] …read more
By refugeeresistance Today (18.12.2014) around 5pm the info table in Oranienplatz got attacked by unknown (most probably Nazi) people. They turn down the table and broke it, with other stuff that was next to it. Police did not provide any protection for the … Continue reading → …read more
By refugeeresistance November 13-16, 2014 – CISPM meeting in Rome Delegations of Migrants collectives from different countries, connected by the Network of the CISPM – International Coalition of Sans-papiers and Migrants: Belgium, Italy, France, Germany, Holland, Spain, Switzerland, met in Rome to … Continue reading → …read more
By freedomnotfrontex Germany: Solidarity with Nikos Romanos On December 6, 2008 in Athens, when Alexandros Grigoropoulos (15) got killed by police bullets, Nikos Romanos was with him as his best friend. After Alexandros got killed, streets were in fire in Greece. Greek … Continue reading → …read more
By freedomnotfrontex ALMANYA’DA IRKÇILIK NORMALLEŞİYOR Almanya sokaklarında yeni bir ırkçı hareket başladı. Kendilerine “Pegida (vatansever avrupalılar” diyen bu hareket, Dresden şehrinde başlattığı yürüyüşlere onbin kişiyi taşıdılar. Artık her Pazartesi günü bu eylemleri yapıyorlar ve bunu Almanya’nın diğer şehirlerine de taşıyorlar. Bugüne kadar … Continue reading → …read more
Deportatie naar Somalië? Dan tekent Fred Teeven je doodvonnis!
Als je op de website van de rijksoverheid kijkt naar het reisadvies voor
Somalie, dan is het land op de kaart vuurrood gekleurd.
(http://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/reisadviezen/somalie) Of moet
ik zeggen: bloedrood? In elk geval: heel rood. Waarschuwingsrood. En dat
rood betekent volgens de legenda: niet reizen.
Evengoed deporteert Neederland, en met Neederland volgens Amnesty
International meer landen, vluchtelingen naar het Somalië waarvoor ik
als Neederlander gewaarschuwd wordt, zeer nadrukkelijk:
“Het ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken adviseert alle Nederlanders die
in Somalië zijn zo snel mogelijk het land te verlaten. Het is er niet
veilig. Dit heeft te maken met criminaliteit en terroristische
organisaties die actief zijn in het land.”
“Het ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken adviseert u niet te reizen naar
Somalië inclusief de gebieden Somaliland en Puntland. De
veiligheidssituatie in het hele land is slecht.”
In Somalië zijn terroristische organisaties actief. Vooral in het gebied
van Centraal- en Zuid-Somalië. Het risico op terroristische aanslagen
geldt voor het hele land.
Terrorisme is blijkbaar alleen maar een reden voor bezorgdheid wanneer
het in Neederland dreigt…
Amnesty schrijft d.d. 22 oktober 2014, in een artikel getiteld ‘Door
Nederland uitgezette Somaliërs riskeren dood bij terugkeer’:
“Amnesty heeft ook Denemarken, Zweden, Groot-Brittannië, Noorwegen en
Saudi-Arabië opgeroepen om hun beleid aan te passen en geen Somaliërs
meer uit te zetten naar het zuiden en …read more
By refugeeresistance > Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:00:12 +0100 > From: email@example.com > To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com > Subject: [refugeeresistanceberlin] Soliparty Refugee struggle for freedom Saturday 20.12 > > Dear freedom fighters, > > the group “Refugee Struggle for freedom” http://refugeestruggle.org/ who … Continue reading → …read more
A short time later, municipal cleaning crews arrived and removed the Syrians belongings and dismantled the temporary structures they had erected.