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06.2.2019
Lieke Wissink
Legalising deportations in Belgium

In Belgium, the arrival of asylum-seekers during the ‘migration summer’ of 2015 led to significant investments in deportation infrastructure. The trend of politically prioritising the so-called ‘removal of foreigners’ continues today: legal boundaries are continuously challenged to further facilitate deportations. A Refugee Camp Neighbouring the Immigration Office In its capital city in the summer of […]

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06.2.2019
The Hungarian Helsinki Committee
Hungarian government marks world refugee day by passing law to jail helpers

Press release published on july 2018 by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee in response of the new repressive law against NGOs supporting asylum seekers. Today, on World Refugee Day the Hungarian Parliament adopted Bill T/333, a new version of the 2018 Anti-NGO package, and the Seventh Amendment to the Fundamental Law of Hungary. Although the adopted […]

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06.2.2019
A. Svobodovn
The Röszke 11 Show Trials in Hungary

In March 2018, a Hungarian court convicted Ahmed H of ‘terrorism’, sentencing him to seven years in prison for his role in 2015 protests against the closing of the Hungarian/Serbian border. Ten other people were also brought to court to face highly politicised show trials. Ahmed H. has already served more than two and half […]

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06.2.2019
A Statement by the Refugees in Ellwangen
What happened in Ellwangen?

The situation in Ellwangen already began before the raid of last Thursday (3 May, 2018). Namely, in April 2018: “We met with the director of the LEA (asylum reception centre) in Ellwangen. We told him about our life in the accommodation and how people feel here, also because of Dublin II. He promised us that […]

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06.2.2019
Ahmed Zaidan
The Farewell shower

My last night of my thirties in my lifetime wouldn’t have sprinted away like an intimidated rabbit before I would rush out of the gym in the hope of getting back home before ten that evening. I needed to scamper to the shower to rid the sweat from my exhausted body. I tossed my new […]

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06.2.2019
Suva
Identity—a Human Crisis

Suva is a multi-disciplinary artist. In his creative process he combines music, visual art, performance and writing. Signal presents documentation of some of Suva’s recent pyrographies, i.e. wood burning artworks. Each piece is accompanied by a written introduction. In his work, Suva investigates the existence of ‘the Other’ in the space of ‘an-Other’. He describes […]

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06.2.2019
Ahmed Zaidan
Three Poems

Coma We jumped towards the distant stars Towards dim wondering and dark light We jumped towards the unseen universe Towards the opposite side of time’s whirlpool Where and when, time spews like the vomit Of a pregnant woman, casts off static concepts: Time, size, dimensions and gods In a muddy pond Where the big bang […]

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06.2.2019
Anonymous
Anti-Raids: Sabotaging Border Enforcement in London

Every day in London, Immigration Enforcement officers get in their vans and carry out raids all over the capital. They bring the border to every street they go. The border is in the hospital, in the market, at work or in your home. If you can’t prove your right to cross the border, they put […]

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06.2.2019
Abdi Hakin Diriye-Nuur
It is my freedom to take pictures

As a member of the We Are Here collective, I aim to capture the daily life of undocumented refugees in Amsterdam. Abdi Hakin Diriye-Nuur Since 2013, I have been part of the We Are Here collective, and a member of its Somali subgroup. We Are Here is a collective of undocumented people based in Amsterdam, […]

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06.2.2019
Aino Korvensyrjä
Activist Perspectives on the “Made in Germany” Culture of Deportation

In 2013, two men were deported from Germany to the wrong country, after being falsely identified. This case led our working group to create an online archive to present the knowledge, experiences, and analysis of the border regime generated in migrant self-organisation for activists to use in migration justice work. Break the Culture of Deportation… […]

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