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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

Portugal: the case of Santa Filomena neighbourhood

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Portugal: the case of Santa Filomena neighbourhood

In the end of 2013, we found out that the land where the Santa Filomena Neigbhourhood is located is owned by the Closed Special Real Estate Investment Fund VillaFundo, managed by Interfundos of Millenium BCP. [...]

June 17, 2014 Author: HABITA

France: For the abolition of every prison and the logic of incarceration

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France: For the abolition of every prison and the logic of incarceration

The philosophers Michel Onfray and Tony Ferri, the MP Noël Mamère, the ex-president of the International Prison Observatory Gabriel Mouesca, the lawyers Lucie Davy and Yannis Lantheaume and the ex-prisoner Philippe El Shennawy sign this manifesto and demand this archaic system that allows “the imprisonment of human by human to be thrown in the deepest [...]

June 4, 2014 Author: *

Spain: CIEs* – The regulation of shame or the normalisation of racism

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Spain: CIEs* – The regulation of shame or the normalisation of racism

The CIEs first emerged in 1985. They have been in existence for 29 years without a specific regulation. This lack of regulation meant a clear violation of the law for the past 5 years, since, in the reform of 2009, the Immigration Act ordered the Government to regulate the CIEs within 6 months. But it’s [...]

March 26, 2014 Author: Patricia Orejudo

Greece: A legal diversion

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Greece: A legal diversion

A declaration by the Group of lawyers for the rights of migrants and refugees regarding the recent Opinion of the Legal Council of the State, in Greece, by which the detention of the aliens, whom are under deportation to their county of origin, could be extended until the alien is removed from the country. [...]

March 21, 2014 Author: Group of lawyers for the rights of migrants and refugees

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

Spain: “They want to condemn me to 2 years in prison for writing songs”

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Spain: “They want to condemn me to 2 years in prison for writing songs”

Every day we have to endure all kinds of defenders of fascism and absolutely nothing happens; on the contrary, fascists are even defended by the police when they protest, they have TV channels, newspapers, public finance etc. [...]

February 14, 2014 Author: Pablo Hasel

Anger in Bosnia, but this time the people can read their leaders’ ethnic lies

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Anger in Bosnia, but this time the people can read their leaders’ ethnic lies

It all began in Tuzla, a city with a Muslim majority. The protests then spread to the capital, Sarajevo, and Zenica, but also Mostar, home to a large segment of the Croat population, and Banja Luka, capital of the Serb part of Bosnia. [...]

February 10, 2014 Author: Slavoj Žižek

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

Please SIGN & SHARE: Shut down the Detention Centres for Migrants

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Please SIGN & SHARE: Shut down the Detention Centres for Migrants

Petition to shut down the Detention Camps in Greece. Please sign and share! [...]

February 1, 2014 Author: Open Initiative against Detention Centres