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Spain: Belletti files a lawsuit against the Civil Guard for illegally returning him to Morocco

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Spain: Belletti files a lawsuit against the Civil Guard for illegally returning him to Morocco

After three weeks of internment of the Renaud Belletti in the CIE of Zona Franca de Barcelona, ​​his lawyer, Andrés García Berrio, announced at a press conference the filing of a lawsuit against the Civil Guard. He accuses them of perversion of justice for pushing him back to Morocco last May during a group jump [...]

March 16, 2015 Author: David Bou

Spain: Malaga is now a city free of Detention Centres for Migrants

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Spain: Malaga is now a city free of Detention Centres for Migrants

Malaga is, as of today, a city free of Detention Centres for Migrants (*CIE). The commission for Social Rights of the Malaga City Council approved this morning, with the agreement of all political parties, the institutional motion –which must be endorsed by the plenary next week– which rejects the opening of a new CIE in [...]

February 16, 2015

A cry for help from the CIE* of Madrid

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A cry for help from the CIE* of Madrid

While, on Tuesday, the debate about the situation of the nation was conducted, in a Parliament that, at times, looked more like a theatre, some journalists were receiving a handwritten letter pleading and asking for help by detainees in the Aluche CIE. [...]

February 26, 2014 Author: Olga Rodrígez

The week I will never forget

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The week I will never forget

It was just before Christmas 2012 when I suddenly found myself in the island of Lesbos. A few days earlier a boat full of migrants a Turkish trafficker was trying to pass to Greece, was sank off the coast of island of Lesvos and, by the next morning, the sea began bringing out bodies – [...]

February 5, 2014 Author: Matine Ntanou

Greece: The Detention Centres for Migrants are given to private security companies

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Greece: The Detention Centres for Migrants are given to private security companies

The Minister of Public Order has given the green light for the privatisation of the Detention Centre for Migrants. [...]

January 7, 2014 Author: kool news

Deportations will make you free – the European concentration camps of the 21st century

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Deportations will make you free – the European concentration camps of the 21st century

A highly profitable industry is found behind the Temporary Detention Centres for migrants (CIEs) in Spain and everywhere in Europe. From the companies building the facilities or providing catering services and health care, to the airline companies engaged in the assisted deportations of undocumented migrants. It often happens that executives of these companies also hold [...]

December 18, 2013 Author: Anna Papoutsi

Barcelona: Demonstration against Detention Centres for Migrants (CIEs), ​​December 9th 2013

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Barcelona: Demonstration against Detention Centres for Migrants (CIEs), ​​December 9th 2013

The organisations Armenian Association “Ararat”, Close down the CIEs and Rereguarda, with the support of Antigonia, organised on Monday 9th of December a demonstration, in front of the station of the National Police in Vía Layetana in Barcelona, to protest against the death of Alik in a CIE. They demand that the witnesses of his [...]

December 10, 2013 Author: Sofia Tipaldou