Have you planned your participation in the demo tour? via https://geenkindaandekant.wordpress.com/english/ To start the ‘No child to the side!’ campaign we organize two demo tour weekends in May. By bus we travel to five family locations in the Netherlands, where refugees and supporters will demonstrate for the rights of the children in the family locations. Would you… Continue reading Protest against the unbearable circumstances in “gezinslocaties” “
Although it seems unreal, hundreds of children in the Netherlands have to deal with police raids every week. They are the children in the family locations. This is why ‘No child to the side’ organizes two demonstration tours on 21-22 May and 28-29 May. Little is known about it, but over a thousand refugee children… Continue reading ‘Geen kind aan de kant!’ (No child on the side!)- info evening on the 20th of April
On 27 February 2016 Europe unites for refugees. More than 100 cities in 22 countries have organised protests. Join us in Amsterdam on this day and let’s make our voices heard! PROGRAM 13:00 Opening at Museumplein Reading of #safepassage Amsterdam Manifest by organisers and special guest Sity (Loket Leros) 13:15 Speeches by Eduard Nazarski (Director… Continue reading #safepassage now! European demo on sat. the 27th, join in Amsterdam!
A plea for making welcoming possible It’s official: The independent national human rights investigator (Nationale Ombudsman) declares that Heumensoord is not a good place when it comes to human rights. Media coverage follows accordingly (Following the link, you can read an English translation to RTL nieuws’ video). From our side, it is not a new… Continue reading Time for the authorities to act: Create a human rights- friendly environment
On Saturday, a big crowd gathered in Amsterdam as a counter-demo to a Pegida demonstration. Fortunately, their demo was blocked pretty successfully and they could not move. Let’s keep on taking solidarity to the streets like this! Let’s show that discrimination & racism are not ok!
http://www.platformtegenvreemdelingenhaat.nl/archief/vluchtelingen-welkom-racisme-niet/ English Many people are presently fleeing terrible wars, poverty and oppression, however, Pegida is abusing this tragedy to sow hate and fear against entire communities. They are calling for a demonstration on February 6 in Amsterdam against the ‘Islamization of Europe’. This is taking place in the same month that we commemorate the February… Continue reading Demo: Refugees welcome- racists not welcome. In Amsterdam (Sat., 13:00)
On a foggy day like these, when you go outside and want to crawl back into your house instantly, I think of a day at the camp on the 18th of october. We went to set up our coffee and tea stand in Heumensoord. Do you remember? It was when we had those really stormy… Continue reading 3000 people, one camp, 8 people in one bunk bed room. Outside it’s rainy and cold. What would you do?
Last tuesday delicious food, nice and cozy music and inspiring discussions guided through the evening we co-hosted with the Internationale Socialisten. Sharing, discussing and acting in solidarity. Together, we created some magic in the kitchen through a colourful cooking session with many helping hands. Afterwards the band Franz and Frau Schneider got everyone in a… Continue reading Food for thought and action – solidarity and info evening on december 1st
On Tuesday, 26th of November, activists of the Anarchist Anti-deportation Group Utrecht (AAGU) blocked the access to the detention center at Kamp Zeist in Soesterberg (see press release). A large number of construction companies could therefore not be working on the construction of the new prison for refugee families, the Closed Family Provision (GGV), on… Continue reading Activists block family prison construction at Camp Zeist
Almost 1000 people joined the Nijmegen Gastvrij demonstration and protest march on Saturday, November 11th, in Nijmegen. Under the theme ‘Nijmegen Gastvrij (Nijmegen is hospitable), solidarity without borders’ we walked, danced, sang, screamed, and shouted through and around the city centre. At the start as well as at several places along the route we gathered… Continue reading Large turnout at open borders protest march in Nijmegen