UK Transnational Day of Action Against Migration Controls Newswire Archive
29-06-2007 14:34Did you attend the IOM-organized 'reintegration' workshop which took place on June 27 in Glasgow? Or, will you be attending any of the other workshops the IOM is planning? If yes, please get in touch.
A gay Nigerian is facing threat of deportation TONIGHJT APRIL 23.
pls see if below to try to help stop this..
Nigeria is one of the worst places in Africa at the moment for homophobia..
28-12-2006 23:15Hundreds of migrants were rounded up, put on buses and abandoned in the desert at the border with Algeria on 23rd / 24th December. Amogst them women and chilren. Some managed to reach the nearest town in Algeria, or to make their way back, but many are still missing and their fate is still unknown. International solidarity needed.
A protest in front of the Moroccan Embassy in Paris was organised today, Thursday 28th December at 6.00pm
08-10-2006 21:11On the 7th of October we did the action against migration control in Moscow. We started on the one of the biggest Moscow streets – Garden ring – and directed our steps towards the Federal migration service that is a part of Ministery of Internal Affairs and in charge of the migration politics in Russia.
08-10-2006 12:27Several hundred people converged on Glasgow's George Square on Saturday for a march and Rally organised by Unity the Union of Asylum Seekers as part of the 3rd International Day of Action for Migrant Rights.
07-10-2006 23:47Short Report about the Northern German Demonstration on the 7th of October in Hamburg.
Below there's a selection of pics that aims o show this diversity
07-10-2006 15:17A relatively big march took place in Vienna today as part of the Oct 7 actions against migration controls [call]. It followed 2 other smaller actions in the city centre today (see report in German). Bellow is a timeline of the events.
07-10-2006 11:27In this article, we are collecting news on what happens in London during the "Transnational Day of Action Against Migration Controls".
06-10-2006 22:33Bologna, Italy, 6 october.
In Bologna,today a large delegation of anti-racist and autonomous activists from social centers TPO and Crash waited several hours outside of the detention center (CPT) of the city for the Ministerial Commision led by UN ambassador De Mistura and made up of representative of various Italian NGOs and associations (Anci; Caritas;ACLI; FCEI; ARCI; ASGI; CIR) that are working with the ministry of internal affairs, to study and report on the conditions of the detention centers.
06-10-2006 21:53Update, 22:30: The bus of refugees returned to Lublin escorted by the police. One policeman is in the bus, and the bus is escorted by a police car. (source: http://www.kwk.boo.pl/)
Warsaw, 6 Oct 2006. A bus carrying Chechen refugees from Lublin to a demonstration against immigration policies in Warsaw was stopped by the Polish police around 15:00 (Polish time) today. In response, the demonstrators decided to block the Bureau of Deportation Affairs and Foreigners in Warsaw, where the demo was being held. The passengers, with their children, are still being held 7 hours on, and it seems that 3 of them are going to be deported. Below is a timeline of the events.
05-10-2006 18:28Photography, Installation and video on events surrounding the detention of asylum seekers at Dungavel
Sunday 8th Oct 2006, 4.00pm @ Street Level Gallery,
48 King Street, Glasgow
Featuring media activists Camcorder Guerrillas and
Photo-journalist Robin Taudevin
Exhibition runs from Wed 11th to Fri 27th Oct. Free . All Welcome
04-10-2006 17:28As part of the Transnational Day of Action Against Migration Control, Birmingham Anti-Racist Campaign is planning an action on 7 October in Birmingham city centre, where we will hold a ceremony, with tombstones and a coffin, to acknowledge the destitution, detention and death of asylum seekers in this country and through this country's increasing deportation to other countries where imprisonment/death is imminent.
Meet at Chamberlain Square at 1:30 on 7 October.
03-10-2006 23:48The first edition of Crossing Borders is now published to coincide with the October 7th Day of Action For Migrants & Refugees. At the moment 'Crossing Borders' is available in 5 different languages, though we hope to have more soon. To get the newsletter, got to
download the .pdf files from the links on the page and print them out.
Nearest Tubes: Whitechapel, Shadwell, Aldgate East
20-09-2006 12:05One year after the escalations in Ceuta and Melilla, a broad network of migration-related initiatives call for freedom of movement in a transnational day of action. In dozens of cities in Europe and also in Africa, manifestations and demonstrations are in preparation for 7th of October.
To organize such a day of migration-related actions was decided at the European Social Forum in May 2006, when about 15,000 people from different social movements met in Athens.
16-09-2006 21:38Coming out of the shadows
October 7th: International Day of Action on Migrant Rights