Category Archives: Refugee Struggle

İstanbul, Turkey: Food Not Bombs Action in Solidarity with Refugees

Turkey, 16.02.17: Yesterday, in solidarity with refugees in İzmir Torbalı, Bombalara Karşı Sofralar / Food Not Bombs İstanbul, in spite of police intervention to their protests and event, built their solidarity by reaching refugees in İstanbul. They remind us that … Continue reading

Posted in Direct Action, Food Not Bombs, Istanbul, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Turkey, İzmir

İstanbul, Turkey, 15.02.17: Food Not Bombs Action In Solidarity With Refugees

As of February 8th, refugees living in tents in the Torbalı and Bayındır districts of İzmir are being evacuated in accordance with district governorate decisions and the intervention of the gendarmerie. The tent areas are being removed. Thousands of refugees, … Continue reading

Posted in Food Not Bombs, Gezi Park, Istanbul, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Taksim

İzmir, Turkey: Military police attack refugee camps in Torbali and Bayindir

Received on 11.02.17: GENDARMERIE INTERVENTION TO REFUGEE CAMPS IN TORBALI As of February 8th, refugees living in the tents in Torbalı and Bayındır districts are getting evacuated in accordance with the district governorate decisions with the intervention of the gendarmerie … Continue reading

Posted in Bayindir, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Repression, Torbali, Turkey, İzmir

Greece: The authorities refuse to revoke the detention of hunger striker Mohamed A.

February 1st: Mohamed A. was escorted by police forces to the Asylum Service this morning with significant delay. The reason behind his transfer was that the Asylum Service demanded an appointment in order to take his photo and fingerprints. In the … Continue reading

Posted in Greece, Hunger Strike, Mohamed A, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Repression

Greece: Two comrades from Spain on trial following the eviction of a squat for refugees

Itziar and Iñaki, Zabaldi’s internationalist militants, were arrested in the eviction of a space occupied by migrants and Greeks in Thessaloniki. The police operation resulted in three evictions and several detainees, some of whom have already been tried. These two … Continue reading

Posted in Greece, Iñaki, International Solidarity, Itziar, Refugee Housing Squats, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Spain, Squatting, Thessaloniki, Zabaldi

Athens, Greece: Photos & statement from the intervention at the Immigration Directorate on Petrou Ralli Street

Following the vindictive transfer of imprisoned immigrants to the jail of the Immigration Directorate on Petrou Ralli street, on the afternoon of Friday 20th of January, around 150 comrades carried through an intervention outside the building. We unfurled a banner, … Continue reading

Posted in Athens, Direct Action, Greece, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees

Greece: About the hunger strike of Mohamed A, a refugee facing deportation to Turkey

Since October 2016, Mohamed A. has been in administrative detention at the police station on Lesbos and he is facing deportation since his political asylum applications have been rejected. Mohamed began a hunger strike on the 12th of December in … Continue reading

Posted in Greece, Hunger Strike, Lesbos, Mohamed A, Mytilene, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Turkey