Hunger Strike at Woomera Detention Centre
Asylum seekers at the Woomera detention centre in South Australia are protesting against the Liberal government's draconian asylum policies. Many detainees have sewn their lips together and are refusing food, several drank shampoo and 15 have attempted suicide. This comes after 3 days of rioting last December and the death of a woman at the Villawood detention centre in Sydney. More than 30 detainees at the Maribyrnong detention centre in Melbourne are also on a hunger strike in solidarity with those at Woomera.
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Activists blockade Malaga's Detention Centre
Since Thursday 26th activists from 'Ninguna Persona es Ilegal" are indefinitely camping in front of an immigration detention center near Malaga (southern Spain). Their action is to stop the deportation of 8 out the 31 immigrants who were beaten and arrested in Almer when they were demostrating against their ilegal situation.
LATEST NEWS 29th Jan: Police have violently evicted the camp outside the detention centre in Malaga. Two protesters have been seriously beaten. Read more.
Diary of events from Malaga.
Disobedienti occupy Bologna's Detention Centre
Bologna (Italy)- In the morning of January 25th a group of 100 Disobedients occupied and dismantled a deportation centre that was to detain more than a hundred migrants under the new Italian immigration law promoted by the current fascist government. The activists were brutally charged when they were voluntarily leaving the building and a dozen of them were arrested despite the peaceful atmosphere of the protest.
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Timeline of events from Radio Sherwood (Italian)
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