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Tag Archives: Migrants

Under the sign of the storm. Migrants, Europe and transnational strike

→ Italian Like a storm, migrants are haunting Europe. With their disordered movements they are crushing borders, institutions, and seemingly consolidated ideologies. Migrants have blown up the European status quo. What the Greek referendum was not able to do, it’s now happening thanks to thousands of men, women, and kids who are putting their lives at stakes in order to …

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700 deaths for freedom in the Sicilian channel

by COORDINAMENTO MIGRANTI → Italian Seeing the massacre in the Sicilian Channel we migrants, on the front lines of the daily struggle against the government of mobility and movement, declare that in the war of borders we side with the women and men who seek freedom. Whatever the reason: escaping war, dictatorial regimes, persecution or simply the desire to change life. …

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Death and freedom

by COORDINAMENTO MIGRANTI → IT On 24 April 2013 a building collapsed in Savar, near Dhaka, in Bangladesh: 1,129 dead. They were workers, women and men. It was the worst disaster that had ever occurred in a textile factory. The factory supplied very famous brands: Auchan, Bonmarché, Mango, El Corte Ingles, WalMart and many others. On 3 October 2013, almost …

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Practicing dissent, solidarity beyond borders: stop the re-opening of the detention center in Bologna!

The Italian Ministry of interior affairs allocated funds to restore and reopen the detention center for migrants in Bologna (CIE), a black page in the history of the city. We cannot accept this project and will express with all our forces the refuse opposed by the city to this factory of injustice and sorrow where migrants are detained just because …

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The shipwrek of hypocrisy: migrants beyond Lampedusa

by COORDINAMENTO MIGRANTI After the carnage which painted black the Mediterranean sea, we spoke about a political carnage. We want to repeat it, after the vulgar spectacle of a moralism which is not only impotent against racism, but also needs racism to exist. Many, both from the institutional left and from the movements, spoke about hypocrisy.  The hypocrisy of those who …

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Migrants: another political carnage

The following one is the English translation of the statement published by the Coordinamento Migranti after the death of hundreds migrants in the Sicily channel on October 3rd, 2013.  Hundreds migrants dead today add thousands migrants dead in the last twenty years. Besides numbers, these carnages are “normal” since the Europe of Schengen, celebrating the internal freedom of movement, homogenized …

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