An investigative documentary about the lucrative business of asylum accommodation in UK
“Fire in Hamburg: Police suspects arson attack on a house for asylum seekers … At a fire on Wednesday night a 33 – year-old from Pakistan and their two sons, six and seven years old, died. More than 25 residents were injured, 15 of them are in hospitals. The fire service said, it was one of the worst fires for years in the Hanseatic city. “
More than 100 people from Hamburg met today spontaneusly to put silently candles in front of the building in which refugees, asylum seekers and homeless people live. For Saturday 8th February at 1 pm is mobilized to a funeral march for the three slain Refugees.
As well on saturday at 1 pm there will be a silent tribute in front of the Hamburg representation (Jägerstr. 1-3) in Berlin. Wheather it was an arson or a technical defect, weather the perpetrators will be seized and the motives detected – three young people were killed.
Attacks on accommodation of refugees and themselves, such as lately in Hellersdorf, are not uncommon and require immediate answer! Solidarity is necessary – especially in times of massive racist agitation on many levels and still strengthening mobilisation against refugees and migrants! The arson attacks against refugees in the early 90s, the approximately 180 known racist murders since 1990 and the murders of the NSU including involvement by the authorities advises our full attention of every kind of rascist predjudices! No matter when and where.
We demand transparent and comprehensible investigations, not only for this murder!
Indeed, we are going through some intensive days… the trigger that started all this is the amendments of the anti infiltration bill (adopted by the government in respond to the supreme court ruling in September 2013) changing the policy from detaining the asylum seekers in prison to detaining them in an “open facility”. the open facility has no fences but just like the prison – it’s run by the prison authorities, its placed in the desert 60 KM from the nearest city and asylum seekers are required to report three times a day for a headcount. the day after the open facility was open, the refugees started marching to Jerusalem in a protest for their arrest. They were brutally arrested and punished – returned to the “real” prison without their gear nor blankets and – – it’s COLD in the desert…