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Greece: Elias Karadouman released from prison, despite consecutive obstacles thrown in his way by state authorities in order to afflict him

Some days ago, the combative prisoner Elias Karadouman – participant in the Network of Imprisoned Fighters (DAK) – was faced with the threat of deportation.

After 10 years of incarceration in the Greek galleys, Karadouman was able to sign his prison release papers on May 18th, 2015. However, he was kept in Corfu prison until June […]

Basel, Switzerland: Demonstration against Frontex and attack on prosecutor’s office/pretrial prison

On May 22nd, about 200-250 people took to the streets in Basel in a demonstration against Frontex and the European migration-regime on the occasion of the international action days against the 10 year anniversary of Frontex.

The demonstration went in front of the deportation prison “Bässlergut”, where a big unit of anti-riot cops prevented people from […]

Greece: Most of the migrants implicated in the Amygdaleza uprising trial have been released from prison

On New Year’s Eve, 24 out of 25 migrants held on remand were finally released from prison. They were among the accused in the Amygdaleza uprising trial that were unanimously acquitted in court of all charges related to the rebellion at the Amygdaleza concentration camp in August 2013. After the repressive apparatus waffled back and […]

Athens: All defendants absolved of charges in Amygdaleza prison riot case

On December 22nd, 2014, the Athens court in Degleri Street unanimously acquitted the 65 migrants from all charges relating to the Amygdaleza prison riot that occurred in August 2013. However, the court dismissed a motion by defense lawyers seeking compensation of several migrants who had been put in pretrial detention on unsustained charges.

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Attica: Noise demo at Amygdaleza detention centre, 30/11/2014

On Sunday, November 30th, 2014, nearly 70 comrades gathered outside the barbed wires of the Amygdaleza concentration camp. Detained migrants, outside the containers, stood on the other side. We saw them and they saw us, we shouted and they shouted back, at some moments we joined our voices: “FREEDOM”. Then we were able to return […]

Athens: Migrants go on trial for participation in 2013 Amygdaleza detention centre riot

Poster En/Fr – Solidarity Calls 1, 2

Berlin: Gürtelstraße rooftop occupation ended

After 13 days of continuous protest, the last refugees left the hostel roof on Gürtelstraße 39 in Friedrichshain on Sunday evening, September 7th. The next day, around 1,000 people marched through Friedrichshain in solidarity with refugees and against the ignorance with which the Berlin policy reacted to the refugee protest.

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Berlin: Gürtelstraße 39 update

On Sunday evening, August 31st, a large demo started from Warschauer Straße in Friedrichshain and reached the Gürtelstraße and Scharnweberstraße junction, at one of the police blockades around the besieged former hostel, where refugees are threatened with eviction and deportation process since the morning of the 26th. The participation of people in solidarity in the […]

Berlin: Raw news from the refugee protest in Friedrichshain

on the 28th of August there was an evening demo from Frankfurter Tor with around 500 people. cops tried to break it two times. they beat up people. one arrest was confirmed. the demo was crumbling after the arab group (antiimperialist communist group, which also organised the ‘revolutionary may 1st demo’) announced that the cops […]

‘Attack’ against Berlin Foreigners Registration Office in Moabit

Racism kills!

Tonight, in the early hours of Saturday, August 30th, 2014, we – a small group of small humans – smashed the windows of your workplace and sprayed slogans on your walls.

It’s not your windowpanes and walls, we know it, it’s the windows of your employer, the windows of your State, which […]

Berlin: Gürtelstraße 39 solidarity group update

Translators’ note: Below is an update from August 27th, 2014 retrieved from linksunten.indymedia.org. We may not share all of the views expressed, but we feel it offers a good overview of the situation. The German original text is also spread in the streets.

Refugees are still protesting on the roof of the hostel on Gürtelstraße 39 […]

Berlin: Raw news following crackdown on refugees in Friedrichshain

previous updates here

August 27th, after 16:00 (local time):

– refugees are still occupying the roof of the former hostel Georgenhof in Gürtelstraße (the hotel Georgenhof, where anti-riots cops were stationed yesterday, is another building right next to the hostel)

– the cops deny them food, water and any contact with their lawyers; they also deny […]

Germany: Large-scale police operation against refugees in Berlin

Since yesterday, August 25th, 2014, after reports in the mainstream media that the migration office rejected the applications for asylum of 108 refugees, there have been preparations for the eviction of these refugees, who occupied the Oranienplatz in Kreuzberg in the past (and were evicted in early April 2014) but later signed contracts with the […]

Hamburg: Wild demonstrations and riots against borders and their watchdogs

On Friday evening, June 6th — after the brutal attacks by cops on a protest held by refugees from Lampedusa and their supporters, which took place on Thursday, June 5th at the Hamburger Rathausmarkt — hundreds of people took to the streets of St. Pauli.

A big unauthorized demonstration with up to 1,000 participants started by […]

Vienna: Police car set on fire

In the night of January 17th, 2014 we torched a police van of the PAZ (police detention centre) located in Hernalser Gürtel street in Vienna.

People subject to custody pending deportation are imprisoned in the PAZ, from where they are continuously deported from Austria.

With this small gesture we wanted to attack Austria’s racist construct […]

Germany: Reportback from the streets of Hamburg on December 21st, 2013

Thousands of people came to Hamburg on the 21st of December to participate in the protest against the eviction of the Rote Flora squat, for a right to stay for refugees, and to show solidarity to the evicted residents of the Esso houses. Everybody knew that it would be a chaotic day, with thousands of […]

Germany: Updates from the streets of Berlin, Hamburg and a few other places

previous info here

November 23rd

On Saturday, nearly 6,000 protesters marched in the city centre of Berlin during the annual demo in remembrance of comrade Silvio Meier, who was killed by neo-Nazis in 1992. However, on the same day, approximately 150 thugs from the neo-Nazi scene held a rally in one of their […]

Hamburg, Germany: Demo on the 21st of December in solidarity with the Rote Flora squat, the Esso houses initiative, and for refugees’ right to stay

This demonstration was called as a sign that the autonomous spectrum will never accept an eviction of the 24-year-long Rote Flora squat. However, the mobilization has had two other main reasons, too.

Gentrification in Hamburg, and other cities, is moving rapidly every day. In Hamburg’s district St. Pauli, the Senate wants to demolish the two Esso […]

Ongoing refugee struggle across Germany – “Still loving the right to stay”

You may read previous updates here

October 30th In Hamburg, the 8th Wednesday Lampedusa-demonstration had about 600 participants and started at dusk from the information tent at the central train station. The march went across the Mönckebergstraße to Jungfernstieg and then back. In the evening, 30 people took part in a spontaneous demonstration in the Schanzenviertel.

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Refugee struggle in Hamburg and other parts of Germany

Check also previous updates, here. October 23rd Nearly 50 activists gathered in front of Hamburg’s city hall to show their solidarity with refugees, while the Senate had a meeting inside. The activists displayed a banner reading “No one is illegal” and shouted slogans. After a short time police arrived and pushed the activists out of […]

Dortmund: Graffiti for refugees

Due to the increasing smear campaign against refugees in Duisburg, Hamburg, Berlin, Dortmund and the rest of Germany, these past few days we carried out a solidarity action with the help of the Deutsche Bahn!

We wish all fighters much strength!

REFUGEES WELCOME!

Escape aid for everyone! Against the racist normalcy!

Freedom Writers, 23.10.2013

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Germany: Updates related to refugee protest in Hamburg

Since the winter of 2012/2013, approximately 300 African refugees live in Hamburg. They managed to escape from Libya, migrated to Italy and then reached the German border. In May 2013 fighters of the group “Lampedusa in Hamburg,” recognized in Italy as refugees from the NATO-war in Libya, publicly stepped into action for the first time […]

Germany: Uncontrolled stroll in Hamburg

In the evening of the 18th of October 2013, an uncontrolled stroll from St. Pauli to the Schanze neighbourhood took place.

With a banner, chants, posters, fliers, graffiti, stones and hammers, nearly 80 people took their anger against the “danger zones”, the racist controls, the machinery of deportation and these reality conditions out on the streets.

Some […]

Frankfurt: Solidarity action for “Lampedusa in Hamburg”

Solidarity with refugees

During the night from Wednesday to Thursday 17.10.2013 we attacked an office of the SPD (Social Democratic Party of Germany) in the Nordend district of Frankfrut, and destroyed its windows and doors.

Party functionaries like the SPD mayor Olaf Scholz are responsible for the policy against refugees in Hamburg, a policy that excludes […]

Germany: Stop the racial profiling in Hamburg – Raw updates from protests (ongoing)

Ultimatum given to the Senate of Hamburg

The Hamburg Senate is responsible for racial profiling as part of a manhunt against Libyan refugees. It affects people who managed to get from Italy’s southernmost island Lampedusa to Hamburg, and are now facing state persecution. Governors have pushed the escalation to a higher level, and forced […]