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“The Refugee movement is the movement of the 21st Century” – Angela Davis in Berlin, May 2015

Angela Davis// Spanish below // Deutsch untenstehend //

“Can someone explain to me why can’t I go inside the school?” asked Angela Davis on the 14th of May, during her meeting with activists in the Werkstatt der Kulturen, in Berlin. “Is it a school or a prison?” To which people from the audience replied: “Yes”. Angela Davis and Gina Dent wanted to visit the refugee occupied school in the Ohlauer Strasse and were denied access by the District authorities. The day after, on the 15th of May, Angela Davis and Gina Dent met again with refugees and migrants at the Jockel Biergarten. This time to listen, understand and discuss how the struggle for the rights of all people to move freely and have a dignified life is going in Germany.

We, from the International Women Space, were present in both meetings and stressed about the importance of the women’s struggles inside the movement of the people seeking asylum.

Check out the video we made of Angela in Berlin:

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Video on Refugee Tour and Press Release by Flüchtlingsbewegung Sachsen-Anhalt Manifestation on 16.04.2015

Refugees Manifestation for the Legalization of Tolerated Refugees and
to Stop Administrative Abuse!
With Refugees as Guest Speakers from Schwäebish Gmünd

Video: Schwäebish Gmünd Refugee Activists Tour and Discussions on Civil
Disobedience against Imprisonment and Movement Restriction



Date: 16.04.2015
Venue: Lutherstadt Wittenberg (Marktplatz)

Refugee self-organizations and initiatives are holding a manifestation to
denounce an illicit practice of depriving registered refugees in their
legal existence and to demand legalization of Tolerated Refugees that
have been residing in Germany for so many years without compromise.

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Berliner Polizei begeht Hausfriedensbruch!! Die Vereinsräume von Allmende wurden durch die Polize illegal besetzt


Berliner Polizei begeht Hausfriedensbruch!!

Die Räume des migrantischen Vereins Allmende, die für verschiedenste Gruppen als Treffpunkt sozialer, politischer und kultureller Aktivitäten genutzt wurden, wurden 18 Stunden vor der angekündigten Zwangsräumung durch die Polizei besetzt.

Am Do, 26.3.2015 um 18 Uhr, hat die Polizei, in zivil und uniformiert, das Haus am Kottbusser Damm 25/26, in dem der Verein Allmende e.V. seit 2006 seine Vereinsräume hat, komplett abgeriegelt. Vereinsmitgliedern wurde das Betreten des Hauses bzw. der Vereinsräume verboten. Continue reading