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international / migration / news report Tuesday March 11, 2014 15:01 by CalaisMigrantSolidarity
In the week of the 3rd to the 7th of March four houses were squatted in Calais. One of these has already been evicted once and reoccupied. The remaining three are legally secure (in France exists a law which stipulates that houses which have been squatted for more than 48 hours cannot be evicted without a legal procedure) but despite this remain as before under threat. In the past in Calais there have been countless illegal evictions by police, predominately those of living quarters of refugees.

Many of the initial squatters have now traveled further on and so there is the need for support from activists who can secure these future safe spaces, document police violence as well as any eviction attempts and help make the houses livable.

The current situation is a key moment in the story of squats in Calais. It is the first time that there is the possibility to keep many houses at the same time --- a chance which we shouldn't pass up! It will pay off in the future to fight for these houses and the struggle begins now! We have lots of room for creativity and the energy of people who want to support us in this struggle! read full story / add a comment
international / migration / press release Tuesday March 04, 2014 19:18 by CalaisMigrantSolidarity   text 1 comment (last - tuesday march 04, 2014 19:39)   video 1 video file
We are a group of people from different countries and different political backgrounds who are fighting for the right to housing for everyone, whatever their origin. We announce that we have been occupying (now for more than 48 hours), empty and abandoned public buildings in different parts of the town of Calais, and intend to continue these occupations and maintain them as “legal squats” for as long as possible: read full story / add a comment
national / migration / other press Saturday January 04, 2014 21:16 by Wayne Flanagan Tobin   text 2 comments (last - sunday january 05, 2014 12:47)
international / migration / event notice Monday December 16, 2013 19:02 by RIGHTS OF IMMIGRANTS, REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PEOPLE!
December 18, 2013
Third Global Day of Action
for the Rights of Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People
MORE THAN EVER UNITED TO AFFIRM AND DEFEND THE RIGHTS
OF IMMIGRANTS, REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PEOPLE!

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看到什么样的世界组织点击 Activities 2013 read full story / add a comment
international / migration / other press Saturday October 12, 2013 19:05 by Acker   1 attached file
Operational Action Plan 2012:
Priority Crime Area C: Illegal Immigration
End of year status 2012 read full story / add a comment
international / migration / news report Monday August 19, 2013 23:32 by rus
Russian authorities have detained hundreds of migrant workers in a makeshift camp in Moscow as part of a widespread crackdown on illegal immigration read full story / add a comment
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national / migration / opinion/analysis Friday June 14, 2013 21:33 by Eamonn Sheehy & Asylum Archive   text 1 comment (last - saturday june 15, 2013 00:31)   image 5 images
Ireland, asylum and the institutionalization of the young, old and innocent.
Direct Provision anyone? read full story / add a comment
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dublin / migration / event notice Sunday April 21, 2013 19:48 by Anti-Deportation Ireland   image 1 image
Assemble 12.45 outside Leinster House on Kildare Street read full story / add a comment
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international / migration / news report Monday January 28, 2013 11:50 by chouchaprotestsolidarity   image 3 images
About 100 rejected asylum seekers from the refugee camp in Choucha are currently protesting in the Tunisian capital. read full story / add a comment
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international / migration / news report Sunday October 28, 2012 21:22 by Kruk   image 1 image
73 people detained at Immigration Detentions Centres in Bialystok, Biala Podlaska, Przemysl and Leszowola decided on beginning a hunger strike together. It is not the first protest of detained refugees, but for the first time information about a strike reaches the public. In the past, strikers had been put in isolation and punished in various ways, while the public knew nothing about it. read full story / add a comment
international / migration / news report Sunday October 28, 2012 10:55 by littleink
A description of the last weeks events in Berlin and Germany from refugee and asylum seekers against the racist system of immigration policy in Europe.
They are fighting against deportation, for freedom of movement, for the closure of refugee camps, for the dignity and better living conditions of refugees in Germany. read full story / add a comment
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international / migration / opinion/analysis Saturday August 25, 2012 09:44 by Costas Avramidis   image 1 image
Racism is definitely not a "new fruit" in Greek society and not a unique phenomenon to this country. I have witnessed it with my own eyes as it manifested throughout the years I was living there so I can share with you a little knowledge of how it ripens.

In Greece being different is not a good thing, as you will suffer a lot if you are a minority! Your life will be a living hell, if you are a woman or find yourself in a minority like being a lesbian, gay, gypsy, Pakistani, Albanian, Egyptian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Nigerian... In other words it will take a lot of effort to escape being discriminated against and that's without mentioning the people that are prepared to stand up for all these people, the likes of socialists, autonomists, anarchists, people that volunteer in NGO's or anyone that cherishes humanism/altruism. For people to fit in, in a land the locals like to call Hellas (and of the sun) to survive within it is to stay silent and live life in a comatose state. read full story / add a comment
international / migration / opinion/analysis Tuesday June 12, 2012 03:01 by Lisa Hiariej
By Lisa Hiariej, an Indonesian and Australian lawyer.

Almost all Australians have no sympathy for those they perceive as people smugglers. I do not blame Australians for that because they don’t know the real story about why they end up in Australian waters. I believe Australians know only what journalists tell them through the media.
The real story of the people who crew the boats is that they are lied to by the Mr Bigs, the organisers, who have little sense of responsibility towards them. These people took the passengers’ money and promised to give a small payment to those who would skipper, cook and deckhand the boats. But they never ever received the money.
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dublin / migration / event notice Friday April 13, 2012 23:42 by Laurence Cox
Public talk with Rhetta Moran of RAPAR (Manchester) read full story / add a comment
international / migration / event notice Wednesday April 04, 2012 10:57 by pterodactylonfire   text 1 comment (last - wednesday april 04, 2012 15:40)
Since the 1990s, action camps have been taking place under the name ‘No border’ to put focus on the borders that separate people. Regardless of whether the focus has been borders that the state maintains or those that capitalism establishes, the camps have served as autonomous free zones – built by people to bring together all the various fights against borders and migration policies, to share knowledge and experiences and take direct action against an authoritarian society, of which borders are the most visible manifestation.

No Border is no organization but a concept, an idea. It is about fighting for a world without borders, where everyone has the possibility and no one is restricted from moving freely across the globe without ever being called illegal. read full story / add a comment
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international / migration / news report Tuesday April 03, 2012 21:18 by italy calling   text 1 comment (last - wednesday april 04, 2012 15:52)   image 1 image
It’s spring, and while most of us are already organising our summer holidays, some people have very different journeys in mind. In Northern Africa, migrants from all over the continent try to reach the Sicilian coast by any means. read full story / add a comment
international / migration / other press Saturday March 17, 2012 21:55 by Pip O'Regan   text 1 comment (last - monday march 26, 2012 03:32)
A new report shows just how extreme BNP members and supporters are: they believe in the use of armed force when defending the British way of life. This summary is from physorg.com . The full text of the report may be accessed at the url below.

Far right supporters in the UK believe violent conflict between different religious, racial and ethnic groups is largely inevitable, according to a new survey on political extremism.

From Voting to Violence? Far Right Extremism in Britain examines the beliefs of those identifying themselves as members of the British National Party, the English Defence League or the UK Independence Party. Examining a YouGov survey of 2,152 individuals, Dr. Matthew Goodwin, of The University of Nottingham’s School of Politics and International Relations, and the University of Salford’s Professor Jocelyn Evans found evidence that large numbers of BNP and UKIP supporters endorse the view that violence between different ethnic, racial and religious groups in Britain is largely inevitable, with much stronger agreement amongst the BNP group.

Within the BNP sample, the study also found evidence of support for armed conflict when defending the British way of life.
“It is current and former BNP members who are the most likely to think that violence may be needed to protect their group, and that inter-group violence is largely inevitable,” said Dr Goodwin. “In contrast, while significant numbers of supporters on the periphery of the extreme right adopt similar views, they are noticeably less extreme in their views than those who are at the core.” read full story / add a comment
dublin / migration / event notice Saturday February 04, 2012 19:03 by Memet Uludag   text 1 comment (last - sunday february 05, 2012 11:01)
Public Meeting: The Crises of Multiculturalism.
Speaker: Dr. Gavan Titley
Lecturer in Media Studies, National University of Ireland Maynooth read full story / add a comment
African Night CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
dublin / migration / event notice Friday December 09, 2011 14:58 by Africa Centre Dublin   image 1 image
Venue: The Garda Club Time: 8 till LATE Who: DJ Spaqz read full story / add a comment
dublin / migration / event notice Thursday November 10, 2011 16:45 by Africa Centre Dublin
Dance the night away to great African Music! read full story / add a comment
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