Tag Archives: Migration

7.11.18 in front of the U.S. Embassy in Berlin: solidarity with caravan of refugees on their way to the U.S.

We hereby distribute the call of different organizations for Wednesday, 07.11.18 at 12:30 in front of the US Embassy, Pariser Platz 2, 10117 Berlin:

Stop the war against migrants – Solidarity with the Caravan of Refugees from Central America!

For weeks, refugees/migrants have been marching on foot from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador north to the Mexican border with the goal of finding protection and life prospects in the United States. Continue reading

“I was a stranger and You took me in” – Stop the displacement of the obelisk!

In Kassel and throughout Germany, initiatives (including glokal) and individuals are protesting against the attempt to move the artwork of documenta 14 artist Olu Oguibe from the central Königsplatz in Kassel, thus robbing it of a central dimension of its significance. The protest can be supported here. Continue reading

Documentation of the conference “Self-determined and in solidarity!”

In the meantime, we have managed to complete the video documentation of the Conference “Self-determined and in solidarity! Conference on Migration, Development and Ecological Crisis”. to be completed in the form of some video recordings. You can find all the panels here. Photos can be found here and here. As an introduction, we especially recommend this short conference video with many impressions of the conference.

A video report about the racially motivated police violence against two speakers and participants of the conference can be found here. In response to our press release and that of the Initiativkreis: Menschen.Würdig there were numerous press reports. You can find a selection here.

You can also find a lot of information about the conference in the new taz supplement of Afrique-Europe-Interact.

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Conference on migration / overshadowed by racism by police

In Leipzig on Sunday the conference “Self-determined and in solidarity! Conference on Migration, Development and Ecological Crisis” ended in Leipzig on Sunday.

For three days, more than 700 participants from various social movements discussed in Leipzig’s “Westbad” the ways in which flight and migration are linked to the manifold ecological crises of our time and the prevailing ideas of social development. Participants included initiatives working on flight and migration, freedom of movement, climate, capitalism, agriculture and degrowth – many refugees and migrants were also involved. Continue reading

Self-determined and in solidarity! Decolonial perspectives on migration, development and ecological crisis.

Tomorrow, the activist conference Selbstbestimmt und solidarisch! organized by Afrique-Europe-Interact, Konzeptwerk Neue Ökonomie and glokal, among others, will begin in Leipzig. Even though there are unfortunately no more free places now, it might be worth taking a look at the program. And we’ll try to document as much as possible and make it available online.

Protest against deportation and migration defense agreements

On 11/11/2017 there will be a bus demo to several African embassies and the GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit). The background to this is the increasingly brutal Valetta Process, with which the EU not only wants to close the flight and migration routes from African countries, but also to massively force deportations from Europe. We must take to the streets against this policy – immediately, loudly and with many! Continue reading