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‘No Borders’ Archives

Despite Everything (Belgium)

Monday, October 11th, 2010

To the rebels over here and over there

It’s not easy to catch reality into words, as feelings and desires always go beyond what is offered by vocabulary. It is however a vital thing to speak, trying to give expression to our thoughts and feeling. Certainly at times when the terror of the state and her troops of order try to silence everything.

For years we’ve been saying that we need space and time to enable us to think and speak freely. This space and time will never be given to us, we can only conquer them ourselves, eradicate them from the reality of thou shall and thou must. That’s why we’ve been speaking and we speak about revolt, about deeds which create space to live, to express our desires for freedom which no longer accept the sickening misery and ugliness of this world. (more…)

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Hungerstrike at Campsfield migrant prison (UK)

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Detainees at Campsfield migrant prison (maintained by GEO private prison corporation) near Oxford are currently on hunger strike in protest at their situation. This statement was released by them several days ago, but so far has not been published, only circulated on mailing lists..

Second major statement from detainees (more…)

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UK Border Agency offices in Derby D-Locked (UK)

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

2 June 2010

“The UK Border Agency offices in Derby were d-locked last night. And a written message was left.

This action was carried out in solidarity with the European wide week of actions against the deportation machine,

We believe that acts of resistance -both large and small- against those who profit from and those who facilitate the deportation machine should be carried out whenever and wherever possible.

Fuck the Deportation Machine

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How long will we still accept without reacting? (Italy)

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Ferrara, Italy. On the nth beating by the cops

On February 24 2010 four immigrant kids are arrested in the centre of Ferrara [northern Italy] and taken to the carabinieri (paramilitary police) station of Via Del Campo. There the cops attack the kids furiously: it looks like the usual story of police brutality hidden behind the walls of a prison, the darkness of a neighbourhood in the night or, as in this case, the conspiracy of silence in a police station. (more…)

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Update about Turin antiracist process (Italy)

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Declaration to the court read by one of the Turin anarchist antiracists arrested on February 23 2010.

March 9 2010

Most defendants in this trial are anarchists, and to accuse anarchists of ‘instigation to committing crime’ is a very easy task, just as to shoot at the Red Cross. (more…)

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More protests and revolts in migrant detention centres (Italy & Spain)

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Gradisca, Italy, 14th March
An afternoon of tension in Gradisca’s detention centre. After a few hours of being locked in their cells without an explanation the detainees started a protest and decided to refuse their meals which the guards wanted to put through the doors “as if we’re dogs”. The guards raided all the cells, and caused more protests followed. (more…)

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Update about arrested comrades of Turin (Italy)

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Concerning Turin comrades arrested for their anti-racist activity:

( Political raids in Turin against Anti-Racists (Italy) and Solidarity attack against Red Cross in Paris (France) ) :

“March 12th: Andrea, Fabio and Luca have been liberated and under judicial control, waiting for their trial”

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Solidarity attack against Red Cross in Paris (France)

Friday, March 12th, 2010

9 March 2009

On the day of the hearing in Turin (Italy) against the comrades arrested last 23rd February, and accused of « criminal associations » for their struggles against the Detention Centers for Migrants ; one week before the decision of the judge against the 10 accused of the arson of the Vincennes detention in Paris [France], six offices of the Red Cross have been attacked in Paris, in the night of 9th March.

Located in the 3th, 5th, 9th, 11th, 12th and 18th district, they have been covered with posters, and graffiti, while their locks have been sabotaged and some windows smashed. Graffiti like « Red Cross deports », « Red Cross collaborates with deportations » covered the area of some offices.

Solidarity with Turin comrades
Liberty for all, with or without papers
Let’s sabotage the deportation machine !

nb: The International Red Cross are heavily involved with the detention and deportation machinery for migrants across Fortress Europe and beyond, they are considered a target because they maintain and also ‘soften’ in mediatic terms the conditions of imprisonment, without helping those people who struggle for themselves for freedom, their only crime being not holding the ‘right’ identity papers.

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About the arrests on February 15th in Paris (France)

Friday, March 5th, 2010

On February 15th, at 6am in the morning, 7 people were place in custody and had their homes searched in Paris as part of an investigation into the support around the rebellion at the Vincennes dentention center, and against the machinery of deportation. Here is some more information and updates about these arrests… (more…)

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Political raids in Turin against Anti-Racists (Italy)

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Turin, February 23 2010: police raids against antiracism and solidarity

On February 23 Digos officers searched dozens of houses of comrades in Turin and in other locations in northern Italy, on order of public prosecutor Padalino. Six comrades were arrested (three are now in prison and three under house arrest) and many others had their home invaded by agents in uniform who seized computers, mobile phones and boxes of paper. The accusation justifying this big police operation is, as usual, that of conspiracy, which allows the cops to arrest comrades accused of nothing more than… their antiracist activity! (more…)

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On the appeal trial against the Lecce anarchists (Italy)

Monday, February 15th, 2010

So called ‘Operation Nottetempo’ (Night Time) started in May 2005 with a massive police deployment that led to the arrests of 5 anarchists in the Lecce province (southern Italy) and to the investigation of another ten for conspiracy. (more…)

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Migrants rebel against the racism of Rosarno (Italy)

Monday, January 18th, 2010

On January 9 and 10, hundreds of immigrants rose up in Rosarno, a little town in the south of Italy. After some were shot at with an air rifle, the insurgents, armed with sticks and stones, blocked the main roads by building barricades. From the centre of Rosarno, windows of shops and businesses were shattered, barricades were set alight and there were hard clashes with the police …and some of the local population demanding that ‘all blacks be expelled from Rosarno’. Some citizens used their cars to run down immigrants, others armed themselves with batons, axes and guns to quell the revolt. (more…)

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In the World of Bosses – We are all Immigrants (Greece)

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Solidarity!

The forced migration from the “developing” world to that of the “civilized” West is something indisputable. The anti-terrorist witch hunt by the dominants and the pounce on natural wealth in every corner of the planet, led to the uprooting of thousands of people, either by military or economic terms. One of the destinations for this migration is also Greece, which through international state agreements, is directly responsible for the economic exploitation and military conditions that led these people to imigration, trying to to escape poverty, in response to this blackmailing dilemma of death or flee.

IN THE WORLD OF BOSSES WE ARE ALL IMMIGRANTS

The forced migration from the “developing” world to that of the “civilized” West is something indisputable. The anti-terrorist witch hunt by the dominants and the pounce on natural wealth in every corner of the planet, led to the uprooting of thousands of people, either by military or economic terms. (more…)

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Once again: Fire to all immigration detention centres

Monday, June 1st, 2009

After the fire in the immigration detention centre of Lampedusa, Italy, in February 2009, protests and hunger strikes are taking place in similar centres in Turin, Bologna, Bari and Gradisca d’Isonzo.

Migrants in the detention centre of Bari (Puglia region, southern Italy) have been on hunger strike for a week and some of them have sewn their mouths. (more…)

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Jan 18 Update on the ‘Nottetempo’ trial, Lecce (Italy)

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

The investigation and prosecution of anarchists from Lecce, is a clampdown on those who aspire to destroy CPT’s (Immigrantion Detention Centres) and particulary the anarchists, who want to destroy all cells and borders forever. (more…)

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