Tuesday 13th November 2018
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Crackdown, Lies and Videogame*

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Crackdown, Lies and Videogame*

In 2013 the promo video for a videogame called “RIOT” was released on the Internet. "RIOT" is a simulation videogame containing clashes between protesters and the riot police in various locations around the world. The Hollywood-style trailer which was posted on the game’s website begins with the ostentatious phrase “In a world where all rights [...]

December 17, 2014 Author: Yannis Christodoulou

Sweden: Kämpa Showan (Keep up the fight Showan)

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Sweden: Kämpa Showan (Keep up the fight Showan)

Late last night several people were attacked in central Malmö by members of the fascist Svenskarnas Parti (Swedes Party). They were on their way home after having taken part in celebrations for International Women’s Day. [...]

March 9, 2014 Author: Allt åt Alla

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

Photos From Kiev: Latest Riots Turn Deadly (PHOTOS)

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Photos From Kiev: Latest Riots Turn Deadly (PHOTOS)

After weeks of calm, the Ukrainian capital city Kiev erupted in new violence outside the country's parliament building on Tuesday, leaving 14 dead, according to the latest Reuters report. [...]

February 19, 2014

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

Greece: Justice for the victims of Farmakonisi (SIGN & SHARE!)

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Greece: Justice for the victims of Farmakonisi (SIGN & SHARE!)

SIGN & SHARE the Avaaz petition! [...]

January 29, 2014 Author: Avaaz

Barcelona: Thousands of voices against the Temporary Detention Centres for Migrants

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Barcelona: Thousands of voices against the Temporary Detention Centres for Migrants

Around 1,000 people marched yesterday, January 11th, in front of the Temporary Detention Centre for Migrants (CIE) of Barcelona's Zona Franca to demand the closure of detention centers for foreigners and justice in clarifying the case of Armenian citizen Aramis Manukyan, "Alik", who died in the detention center on December 3th 2013. [...]

January 11, 2014 Author: Robert Bonet

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