News from Italy - Scirocco Nr. 15
The latest info on political developments and the situation for people on the move in Italy. Click here for the update. read more
Greece: Because a 58-year-old father wanted to join his daughters in Berlin, he now faces 100 years in prison
Deutsch | ΕλληνικάJoint statement by borderline-europe, Can't Evict Solidarity, CopWatchGR and CPT - Aegean Migrant SolidarityFor trying to follow his daughters to Berlin, H. Sabetara from Iran will stand trial in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 26 ... read more
The Magistrate from Afghanistan in Prison in Italy. "I'm No Boat Driver"
by Alessia Candito in La Repubblica(translated from Italian by Richard Braude)When he was a magistrate, his accusations finished in the Taliban's crosshairs. But in Italy, the country where he sought asylum, he has been arrested on suspiscion of ... read more
Relocation from Greece to Germany: Relief for the Hotspot System or Alibi Policy?
Our report 'Relocation from Greece to Germany: Relief for the Hotspot System or Alibi Policy?' , critically examines the actual implementation of the relocation measures that were propagated by the EU as a 'solidarity-based' solution to the ... read more
Central Med Info Augus 2022
What happened in the Central Mediterranean in August?The EU continues to promote an endless cycle of arbitrary detention, blocking of escape attempts and pushbacks, rather than upholding the fundamental human right of asylum. Neither is Europe ... read more
Kommunalwahlen auf Sizilien – „Den Linken werden keine Geschenke gemacht“
Diese Worte sind es, die die Fröhlichkeit über den Ausgang der Kommunalwahlen am 12. Juni auf Sizilien des Forza-Italia-Vorsitzenden Silvio Berlusconi zeigen. Mit einer vereinten Mitte-Rechts-Strategie war seine Partei vor allem in Palermo ... read more
Externalization Conference Sahara: The Deadly EU External Border
Gatekeepers of the European Union: Sudan after El-BashirThe El-Bashir regime in Sudan was one of the most willing helpers of the European Union. The revolution swept him away in April 2019. But the old actors are still in the background and brutally ... read more
Freedom for M.M. - Woman on trial in Greece for attempted suicide
Statement of the initiatives CPT Aegean Migrant Solidarity, borderline-europe e.V. and You can’t evict Solidarity 14/06/2022Criminalisation of refugees reaches new level of escalation: young woman faces trial in Greece for attempted suicideOn 22 ... read more
A rising tide lifts all boats - From Sea To Prison Quarterly Report
From Sea to Prison: A Rising Tide Lifts All BoatsSecond quarterly report, June 2022The project ‘From Sea to Prison’ – initiated by Arci Porco Rosso alongside borderline-europe and Borderline Sicilia – focuses on building methods and networks that ... read more
Greece: Because Mousafir resisted a pushback, he was sentenced to 47 years in prison
Joint statement by borderline-europe, Can’t Evict Solidarity and CPT - Aegean Migrant Solidarity and Mobile Info TeamOn 09 June, the appeal trial of 23-year-old Mousafir, a young English teacher from Afghanistan, will take place in Komotini, Greece. ... read more
Central Med Info Mai 2022
Seit Januar 2021 teilen wir regelmäßig zum Monatsende Teile unser gesammelten Daten aus dem Zentralen Mittelmeer (Central Med) mit der Öffentlichkeit. Diese enthalten alle uns zugänglichen Informationen zu Ankünften, Rettungen sowie Push- & ... read more
Still no justice for the Moria6
Press statement, 7 June 2022Mytilene. Today, Tuesday 7 June 2022, A.A. and M.H., two of the six teenager charged and convicted for the fires in Moria camp in September 2020, stood before the Juvenile Court in Mytilene/Lesvos. In what was once again ... read more
The #Samos are free!
Deutsch | Ελληνικά | ItalianoOn May 18, the Criminal Chamber of the Samos Regional Court pronounced an exceptional verdict in the case of Hasan and N, the #Samos2.: The outcome, that the two are “free”, is a victory for the defendants, their ... read more
Six years under investigation and accused as alleged smugglers: All acquitted because they acted out of need
It was May 25, 2016, when an Italian Coast Guard ship arrived at the port of Palermo with 1052 people from various African countries on board. Those rescued wore bracelets of different colors on their wrists - purple, gold, silver, a total of ... read more
Iuventa: "We risk 20 years in prison, but they won't end solidarity!"
On 21 May 2022, four crew members of the civilian search and rescue vessel Iuventa will travel to the court in Trapani, Sicily, for the first day of the preliminary hearing. At this pre-trial hearing, the court will decide whether they will be ... read more
Press release: Scandalous case of criminalisation of refugees: Trial against #Samos2 set for 18 May
In an unprecedented move, Greek authorities have charged a refugee with the drowning of his 6-year-old son during a shipwreck. On 18 May 2022, he will be on trial in Samos together with his co-passenger, who is facing life imprisonment for steering ... read more
Migrants’ solidarity is solidarity!
Legal Clinic Roma 3, borderline-europe, Iuventa crewOn 20 May 2022, the Italian supreme court will decide the future of four Eritrean refugees accused of ‘aiding and abetting illegal immigration’. The acts at the center of the accusation are for ... read more
Kheiraldin, Abdallah and Mohamad: #Paros3 sentenced to a total of 439 years for steering the boat
Trial report by Christina Karvouni, Aegean Migrant Solidarity and Julia Winkler, borderline-europeDeutsch | Ελληνικά | Italiano | عربىOn 05 May, the trial against the #Paros3 took place on the Greek island of Syros. Although both the prosecution and ... read more
Three Syrian refugees face 18 life sentences because they steered the boat
by Julia Winkler, borderline-europeDeutsch | Ελληνικά | Italiano | عربىOn the Greek islands, a scandal unfolds: After the tragic shipwreck on Christmas Eve 2021 near the Greek island of Paros, three survivors are turned into felons. Because Abdallah ... read more
The smuggler from Mariupol
The Smuggler from Mariupolby Valeria Colombotranslated by Richard BraudePublished in Lefton 1 of April 2022.M. left Ukraine and came to Italy in 2018, when he was only 22 years old, steering a sail boat that carried 46 Iraqi refugees on board. After ... read more