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Posts Tagged ‘Migration’

Hunger and thirst strikes in immigration detention centres in the Netherlands

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

CALL FOR SOLIDARITY WITH HUNGER AND THIRST STRIKERS IN DETENTION CENTERS IN THE NETHERLANDS

About 60 asylum seekers in detention center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, have been in hunger strike for four days now. 18 of them also stopped drinking since Wednesday 6th of May. They are protesting against the asylum policy that criminalizes refugees: they get thrown out on the streets without money or shelter and they get detained in prisons for up to 18 months. The refugees on hunger strike demand not to be treated as criminals anymore. They clearly stated they want freedom and protection. (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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