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UK Transnational Day of Action Against Migration Controls Newswire Archive

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IOM Glasgow Reintegration Workshop: June 27, 2007

29-06-2007 14:34

Did 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.

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Round up of anti-occupation demonstrations worldwide.

11-06-2007 11:43

This is a collation of the many demonstrations against the illegal occuaption of Palestine which took place around the world at the weekend.

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23-04-2007 15:26

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..

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Hundreds of migrants deported from Morocco

28-12-2006 23:15

Hundreds 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

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Todays demo at Harmondsworth Detention Centre

03-12-2006 21:14

On Sunday the 3rd of December, around 60 people went to Harmondsworth Detention Centre (near Heathrow) to show their support and solidarity after the revolt that took place there earlier in the week.

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Pic from No Borders demo

10-10-2006 11:40

Lots of people and colourful banners and nice music.

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Protest at Communication House - Friday 6 Oct 2006

10-10-2006 10:56

On Friday 6 oct 2006 in the frame of the Transnational Day of Action for immigration, asylum and sans papiers' rights All African Women's Group, Global Women Strike and Payday Men's network organised a protest against deportation.

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NoBorders Banner Drop

09-10-2006 22:53

blowing in the wind
NoBorders action as part of the Birmingham protest against Migration Controls on Saturday 7th October 2006.

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London October 7th: International Day of Action on Migrant Rights

09-10-2006 15:37

Coming out of the shadows! - Migrants on the march for their rights in London

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October 7th in Moscow

08-10-2006 21:11

On 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.

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October 7th: 'For freedom of movement and the right to stay'

08-10-2006 17:52

As part of the Transnational Day of Action for Migrants on Saturday October 7th, members of Birmingham’s Anti-Racist Campaign supported by Birmingham NoBorders, gathered in Victoria Square to lay wreaths to commemorate those asylum seekers who have died as a result of government immigration policies.

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Glasgow - "The Worse Reid Gets, the Stronger we Become"

08-10-2006 12:27

Several 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.

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Oct 6, 2006: Fourth occupation Rotterdam Detentionships

08-10-2006 00:54

Sign on the gate i front of the Detentionship...
In the morning of Friday, Oct 6, 2006, activists have again climbed on the detetionships and blockaded the entrances by lock-ons.

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Oct 7, 2006: Report from Hamburg

07-10-2006 23:47

Short Report about the Northern German Demonstration on the 7th of October in Hamburg.

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Oct7 Migrants March: London's Demo Photos

07-10-2006 20:16

The front banner of the demo, behind which there was, amongst others ...
Over 500 people marched in London today as part of the Transnational Day of Action Against Migration Controls. The march was loud, colourful and had a festive atmosphere. But probably, one of the most positive aspects of the demonstration, was the diversity of people and groups that came together to defend the rights of migrant people, for the freedom of movement, against deportations and border controls ... maybe this march signalled the starting point of a new movement here in the UK.

Below there's a selection of pics that aims o show this diversity

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Vienna Oct 7 March

07-10-2006 15:17

A 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.

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Oct7 Migrants March: London Timeline

07-10-2006 11:27

In this article, we are collecting news on what happens in London during the "Transnational Day of Action Against Migration Controls".

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Demo at Detention Center in Bologna, Italy, 6 october.

06-10-2006 22:33

Bologna, 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.

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Polish police block Chechen refugees from protest

06-10-2006 21:53

Update, 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:

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.

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05-10-2006 18:28

Photography, 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

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ARC's Ceremony in Birmingham on Oct 7

04-10-2006 17:28

As 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.

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Crossing Borders- A new Transnational Newsletter Project

03-10-2006 23:48

The 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.

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October 7th Social Benefit at Rampart's London

30-09-2006 23:11

@ Rampart social center, 5-17 Rampart Street Whitechapel, E1.
Nearest Tubes: Whitechapel, Shadwell, Aldgate East
Busses,15, 100

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Rally for asylum seekers - Glasgow 07.10.06

27-09-2006 14:50

Images from the first UNITY demo in Glasgow - 8th April 2006
UNITY - the union of asylum seekers in Scotland is calling for everyone to come to George Square at midday on Saturday 7th October to call for better treatment for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.

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7 Oct 06: Transnational Day of Action Against Migration Controls

20-09-2006 12:05

One 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.

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October 7th: Migrants on the march for their rights in London

16-09-2006 21:38

Coming out of the shadows

October 7th: International Day of Action on Migrant Rights
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