The deportation that never was

deutsche Version weiter unten Last Thursday, the 30th of July, as I went to the Foreign Office/Ausländerbehörde to renew my Identity Card/Ausweis, they told me there was a bomb threat in the building and that they couldn’t work on my papers, that I should come back the next day, on Friday, at 8 o’clock in…

Europe’s day of shame

The first refugees were deported from Greek islands back to Turkey early on Monday under a disputed EU deal in which one refugee is legally settled in Europe for every other one that is deported back to Turkey. Today marks Europe’s “Day of Shame”, the day the EU started mass deportations of refugees from Greece back to Turkey. The desperate eyes of…

Germany’s Asylum Seekers – You Can’t Evict a Movement

BERLIN, May 21 2015 (IPS) – In a move to take their message of solidarity to refugees across the country and calling for their voices to be heard in Europe’s ongoing debate on migration, Germany’s asylum seekers have taken their nationwide protest movement for change on the road under the slogan: “You Can’t Evict a…