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Radmila bleibt – alle bleiben!

Erklärung von Radmila zu ihrer Ablehnung als Härtefall durch die thüringer Härtefallkommission am 13.01.2016

Warum hat die Härtefallkommission meine Situation nicht in Betracht gezogen? Ich habe nicht erwartet, dass sie auf diese Weise entscheiden und ich werde weiter für mein Recht kämpfen.
Ich habe das Recht Aufenthalt zu bekommen, weil ich alleinstehend bin; weder in Serbien, noch in Deutschland habe ich Familie. Frauen in dieser Situation muss Aufenthalt gewährt werden. Ich sehe darin die Diskriminierung alleinstehender Frauen! Sie müssen aber von Deutschland geschützt werden, sie müssen aufgenommen und Aufenthalt muss gegeben werden.

Deutschland soll mir schriftlich geben, dass mein Leben in Serbien nicht gefährdet ist!

[serbisch: Deklaracija Radmile Anić o svojoj pretnji u Srbiji. ]
[russisch: Заявление Радмилы Аник об угрозе еë жизни в Сербии.]
[deutsch: Erklärung von Radmila Anić zu ihrer Bedrohung in Serbien]
[englisch: Radmila Anić’s declaration concerning her menace in Serbia]


Radmila Anic – MDR Beitrag vom 11. Juni 2015 from Rrom_nja on Vimeo.

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Protest against nightly deportation in Erfurt

Protest against deportation in Erfurt

Protest against deportation in Erfurt

Press Release 16.12.2015 the voice forum

german translation below

On the 16th December between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. 20 people protested against yet another mass deportation from Thuring in Magdeburger Allee in Erfurt. Once again several families from Serbia and Croatia have been deported. The protesters started a sit-in in order to prevent the departure of a police vehicle, in which a family that was meant to be deported to Serbia was sitting.

The blockade failed because it was violently disbanded by the police.Therefore, the deportation could not be stopped, but the protesters voiced their critisism and their anger via banners and chants. In particular they demanded a right to stay for Romani people.

More than 90% of the refugees from the so-called „safe countries of origin“ in South-Eastern Europe belong to the minority of the Romani people. There they are heavily discriminated against, a fact that the German state does not recognize to be a valid reason to flee. Although their existence is threatened in these countries, they were yet again forcefully deported by the German police today. Continue reading

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Speak out against deportation! People, please wake up!

Protest in Erfurt gegen Abschiebungen

Spontaneous demonstration in Erfurt as a reaction to night deportations, 25.11.2015

The Voice Refugee Forum Germany

german translation bellow

Speak out against deportation: People, please wake up!

For weeks, families and single people are deported and brought away. Amongst them were politically active people who have struggled against oppression. People are torn from their lives, losing friends and the little security they have in germany. People are deported back to the situation they were fleeing from. They are pushed back to war, racist discrimination, poverty, religious persecution, hunger and many more. All these are not single cases, but structurally organized crimes by the German government. It is a long tradition of pushbacks and chasing away and destroying of non-white people. It is more important than ever to know about it and to do something about it! Deportations are a racist practice, Germany destroys countries worldwide, so people flee here. Asylum is a human right and not a privilege. There must be an unconditional right to stay for all people.

Get into the Lager for Refugees, make contacts, get informed where to find Lager and support the people who are threatened with deportation!

Stop Deportation – regardless of country of origin!

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Report: Mass deportation to Serbia from Berlin on September 1st

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Two days ago, on September 1st 2015, 38 people were deported in a chartered flight from Berlin Schönefeld to Serbia. Among them was D. Stanovic a 20-year-old Serbian, who was born and grew up in Germany with his family. Actually, he was supposed to start his apprenticeship for becoming a baker on Tuesday. Instead, he was picked up by police for his deportation early in the morning. D. Stanovic is now with his great-grandmother in Serbia, the only relative he has there. Also he does not speak a single word of Serbian, which means that he will have to learn a new language.

A press release by Arrivo demanding senator of interior affairs Henkel and the authorities he is in charge of to stop the deportation was ignored. Also the 20 activists who went to the airport as soon as they had received the information about the collective deportation, could not intervene any more. The police at the air port did not show any interest in the activists’ concerns and just said that this was one more deportation like it is being done every 6 to 8 weeks. About the Airline which carried out the deportation we still could not get any information. This mass deportation is not a single case and will not be the last one. Behind this there is a whole deportation machine which systematically violates people’s freedom of movement and sends them (back) to places, which they left for good reasons, by force(see also: Joint deportations as the one two days ago are facilitated through Germany’s recent claim that Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegowina were safe countries of origin, which makes it impossible for citizens of these states to be acknowledged as refugees in Germany. Now, it is even planned to further include Kosovo in the list of safe countries of origin. Through this policy Germany is practically hollowing out the right of asylum, while in fact, certain groups as Rroma or homosexual people ARE facing political persecution in those countries. Nevertheless, this policy is part of Germany’s strategy to discourage people from poorer regions to migrate to wealthy Germany. Freedom of movement is everybody’s right! Get organized and get active against all deportations, now!