Tag: prison

Some statements from our friend in deportation prison

Our friend an comrade Badra Ali Diarra who is in deportation prison, although he was part of the O-platz agreement with the senat, send us this statements:

TO THE SUPPORTERS:
“What happened is that i went to my lagger in Magdeburg, and some policemen jumped on me with handcuffs. I resisted, i refused to cooperate before they tell me why, for what reason, what crime i was being arrested. Noone answered me. The chief of the Social office in Mgdbg had even told me “you came to Germany to go to the night club every night? Well, go back to where you come from.””

TO THE REFUGEES:
“DONT BE AFRAID, if we are afraid we will never get freedom.”

Israel: Refugee Marches for Freedom and Mass Demonstrations

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…