facebook feed fist header movement-text refugee-movement-text twitter youtube
News

We are Asylstrike Berlin §23, the Hungerstrikers from Oranienplatz

Press Release Oranienplatz 25.5.

We stopped our hungerstrike two weeks ago (27.4) because we started talks with Aydan Özoğuz (Staatsministerin bei der Bundeskanzlerin, als Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Migration, Flüchtlinge und Integration), with the promise of further negotiations. Two talks followed after the interruption of the hungerstrike. Aydan Özoğuz promised to pass our letter of demands to the Minister of Interior de Maizière (Bundesminister des Inneren).

The following day the police violently tried to evict the Mahnwache and the protesters by taking away all our stuff. They sharpened the rules and restricted us to just one blanket and one pillow per person. We were not allowed to lie down and sleep anymore, only just to sit, even in the night. So also when it rains we are not allowed to use any common shelter apart from individual umbrellas. They also took away the underneath plane where we used to put our isomats and blankets to not get wet and dirty. Immediately after the eviction, minutes before our publicly announced press conference, they brutally arrested one of our fellow activists, Patras Bwansi for the accusation of peeing in public. This was clearly just a pretext to prevent him from taking part in the press conference.

Despite all the intimidation and provocation of the police we went on with our political protest activities. The next day we formulated our demands in the letter to de Maizière, which Aydan Özoğuz had promised to officially forward to him. She had also assured to inform us immediately about his feedback and to stay in contact with us until we receive his official answer. At the same meeting Frau Lüke (Integrationsbeauftragte des Senats von Berlin) had agreed to provide us with a safe and dry place for the nights, because the weather and police conditions made staying at Oranienplatz impossible. The plan was to sleep there, but to continue with the Mahnwache at Oranienplatz. Three days later when we contacted her, she said it was not possible to give us any space, and we should not waste our time but just follow the agreement about O-platz made by the Senat in April. We have never accepted that agreement because it was full of confusion and violence, based on colonial ideologies.

Nevertheless we continued with our protest day and night, even though we are not allowed to even lie down and protect ourselves adequately against the weather. Still the situation remains dramatic with police repression. We are trying to contact Aydan Özoğuz through her lawyer and via mail and phone, but no answer. In the same way we strictly condemn the police repression upon our comrades who went on hungerstrike at Alexanderplatz, who have now been evicted and been deported back to the Lager in Sachsen-Anhalt. One of them is now in Deportation Prison. We demand his immediate release.

We are here and we will fight!

Freedom of movement is everybody’s right!


News

News / Support/Solidarity / Videos

Aufruf: Polizeiangriff Donauwörth – Prozesse gegen Geflüchtete ab 7.11. in Augsburg

Donauwörth police attack – David Jassey’s interview from Culture of Deportation II on Vimeo. *25.10.2018 Aufruf (erratum)* (in English: http://cultureofdeportation.org/2018/10/25/donauwoerth-call) *Polizeiangriff Donauwörth – Prozesse gegen Geflüchtete starten am 7. November in Augsburg* Der bayerische Staat setzt die strafrechtliche Verfolgung der Geflüchteten fort, die im März Opfer der Polizeirazzia in Donauwörth wurden. Gerichtsprozesse gegen die gambischen Geflüchteten, die… Read more »

berlin news / international / News

“The revolution won’t be televised” – Senegal uprising – screening + discussion with their protagonist

On the 11th November, KEUR GUI, founder members of Y en a Marre will share they experience of fight at 19h in the K9, kinzigstr 9 10247 Berlin First will be screened the film “The revolution won’t be televised” which won an award in the Berlinale and it’ll follow up with a discussion with one… Read more »

News

Romani Truck from Latveria bei We’ll come united

Romani Truck from Latveria bei we’ll come united zusammen mit Magneto und Dr. Doom kommen wir nach Hamburg, um die Welt vorm Faschismus zu retten. Am 29. September findet in Hamburg die große Parade gegen Rassismus statt: we‘ll come united. Das Roma Antidiscrimination Network, alle bleiben und das Roma Solidarity Bündnis gestalten zusammen einen Truck mit… Read more »

We'll come united

Featured

Daily Resistance Newspaper / News

Daily Resistance Monthly Editorial Meeting continues on July, 9

On July 9, 2018, the current editorial team of >Daily Resistance< will continue its new monthly meeting. It is the third in a series of social and working get-togethers that tries to bring together people who want to share their ideas about the newspaper, who want to contribute and who want to work on upcoming… Read more »

berlin news / Demo / News / oplatz / School / Support/Solidarity

Kundgebung & Demo zur Räumung der Ohlauer/GHS, 11.01.2018, 7:45

Räumung der GHS am 11.01.2018 – Solidarität mit den Bewohner_innen. Eviction of GHS, 11.01.2018 – Call for solidarity Die Chronologie der GHS auf Deutsch und Englisch Pressestatement der Nachbarschaftsinitiative Ohlauer Straße (NIO), 19.7.2017: Wir kennen die beteiligten Menschen, wir respektieren die Umstände, wir erinnern die Absprachen Solidaritätsaufruf Andere Zustände ermöglichen (*aze) ____ DEUTSCH (English, French,… Read more »

Demo Ohlauerstr.
News / oplatz / Statements / Support/Solidarity

Aufruf zu Solidarität mit den Bewohner*innen der Gerhart-Hauptmann-Schule

  Englisch/Französisch below Bewegungsfreiheit statt Staatsgewalt! Aufruf zu Solidarität mit den Bewohner*innen der Gerhart-Hauptmann-Schule Am 11. Januar soll die Gerhart-Hauptmann-Schule geräumt werden. Es ist zwar in den letzten drei Jahren etwas ruhiger um die Ohlauerstraße geworden, aber die Relevanz der Kämpfe dieser Gruppe ist nach wie vor groß. Lange vor der ‘Willkommenskultur’ zeigte der March… Read more »

Gerhard Hauptman Schule

Recent

News / Support/Solidarity / Videos

Aufruf: Polizeiangriff Donauwörth – Prozesse gegen Geflüchtete ab 7.11. in Augsburg

Donauwörth police attack – David Jassey’s interview from Culture of Deportation II on Vimeo. *25.10.2018 Aufruf (erratum)* (in English: http://cultureofdeportation.org/2018/10/25/donauwoerth-call) *Polizeiangriff Donauwörth – Prozesse gegen Geflüchtete starten am 7. November in Augsburg* Der bayerische Staat setzt die strafrechtliche Verfolgung der Geflüchteten fort, die im März Opfer der Polizeirazzia in Donauwörth wurden. Gerichtsprozesse gegen die gambischen Geflüchteten, die… Read more »

berlin news / international / News

“The revolution won’t be televised” – Senegal uprising – screening + discussion with their protagonist

On the 11th November, KEUR GUI, founder members of Y en a Marre will share they experience of fight at 19h in the K9, kinzigstr 9 10247 Berlin First will be screened the film “The revolution won’t be televised” which won an award in the Berlinale and it’ll follow up with a discussion with one… Read more »

News

Romani Truck from Latveria bei We’ll come united

Romani Truck from Latveria bei we’ll come united zusammen mit Magneto und Dr. Doom kommen wir nach Hamburg, um die Welt vorm Faschismus zu retten. Am 29. September findet in Hamburg die große Parade gegen Rassismus statt: we‘ll come united. Das Roma Antidiscrimination Network, alle bleiben und das Roma Solidarity Bündnis gestalten zusammen einen Truck mit… Read more »

We'll come united
Daily Resistance Newspaper / News

Daily Resistance online

The first pile of newspapers has arrived and can be read/picked up for distribution at Café Karanfil, Mahlower Str 7 in Neukölln. If we run out of stock, grab them at the We’ll come united demo in Hamburg or get hold of your copies by sending a mail to dailyresistance@systemli.org! The online PDF version of… Read more »

Daily Resistance Newspaper

‘Daily Resistance’ #5 is in print!

The new issue coming with articles in many languages by Women in Exile & Friends, Justizwatch, Lager Mobilisation Network Berlin, Moving Europe, Berliner Bündnis gegen Abschiebungen nach Afghanistan, Roma Center, and many more. Grab them at the We’ll come united demo in Hamburg or get hold of your copies by sending a mail to dailyresistance@systemli.org!… Read more »

News

Informationen zum Familiennachzug für Menschen mit subsidiärem Schutz

Die Kampagne “Familienleben für alle!” hat ein nützliches Informationsblatt zum Familiennachzug von Menschen mit subsidiären Schutz veröffentlicht: Infobrief-zu-Familiennachzug-für-Menschen-mit-subsidiärem-Schutz (PDF)   Liebe Leute mit subsidiärem Schutz, اعزائي اصحاب الحماية الفرعية wir haben in den letzten Wochen viele Informationen über die Visumverfahren von Familienangehörigen von subsidiär geschützte Flüchtlingen gesammelt. Diese Informationen möchten wir hier mit euch teilen… Read more »