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From Lampedusa to Turin: Fire to all immigration detention centres

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

February 18 2009. Three hundred Tunisians detained in a detention centre on the isle of Lampedusa (Sicily) revolt against the deportation of about one hundred compatriots. A fire set by the prisoners in revolt destroys the building and causes a number of injured among the immigrants, the cops intervened to suppress the revolt and the fire brigade. (more…)

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Why we want the destruction of retention centers

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Here is a leaflet from the anarchist aperiodical publication Non Fides, translated from French. It was distibuted in French cities and in front of the Vincennes retention center which burned after the revolt of its prisoners.
A retention center (Centre de Rétention Administrative or CRA in French) is a prison for illegal immigrants in attempt of their eviction. There has been a lot of revolts past years inside these prisons, and outside. (more…)

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