Iuventa: "Wir riskieren 20 Jahre Haft, aber sie werden die Solidarität nicht beenden!"
Am 21. Mai 2022 werden vier Crewmitglieder des zivilen Such- und Rettungsschiffs "Iuventa für den ersten Prozesstag der Voruntersuchung zum Gericht in Trapani auf Sizilien reisen. Das Gericht wird in dieser Voruntersuchung entscheiden, ob sie wegen ... 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
Press statement: Cruel and unjustified postponement of Amir and Razuli appeal trial
Press statement of the initiatives Legal Centre Lesvos, Aegean Migrant Solidarity, borderline-europe e.V., You can't evict Solidarity and Deportation Monitoring Aegean, 7 April 2022The appeal trial of Amir Zahiri (27) and Akif Razuli (24) scheduled ... read more
First Quarterly Report: From Sea to Prison - Beyond the Research
From Sea to Prison: Beyond the Research - First Quarterly Report by Arci Porco RossoAfter a year of work, we published the report "From Sea to Prison: The Criminalization of Boat Drivers in Italy". The research was carried out by activists from our ... read more
Press release: Appeal trial against Amir and Razuli interrupted after two days of waiting till the 7th of April 2022
The appeal trial of the two young Afghani men condemned in first instance of "facilitating illegal entry" and "illegal entry" to Greece has been interrupted. The defendants Amir (27) and Razuli (24) were brought respectively from Chios and Serres ... read more
Press release: Justice for Amir and Razuli
+++UPDATE:Appeal trial against Amir and Razuli interrupted after two days of waitingtill the 7th of April2022 +++The organizations Legal Centre Lesvos, Aegean Migrant Solidarity, borderline-europe e.V., You can’t evict Solidarity and Deportation ... read more
"Privat statt Staat?" - Statement im Rahmen eines Dublin Verfahrens
Die Stellungnahme "Privat statt Staat?" wurde auf Anfrage des Schweizerische Flüchtlingshilfe im Kontext eines Prozesses für eine Dublin-Rückführung von Deutschland nach Italien recherchiert und geschrieben. Sie beinhaltet die Perspektiven vieler ... read more
Samos: 23 year-old Syrian faces 10 years imprisonment as 'boat driver' only for having turned his GPS on
+++UPDATE: On Monday, 14th of February, G.N. was acquitted: for the first time the procedure was perfect and just. +++In February 2022, the Syrian 23-year-old G.N. had to stand trial in Samos, Greece. He was charged by Greek authorities with ... read more
Stop the Deportation Center at BER Airport!
Brandenburg has announced plans for the construction of a new deportation center at BER airport, including pre-deportation detention facilities with a capacity to imprison 120 people. Construction is planned to start this year and aims to be ... read more
A young man from Chad behind bars: Is this justice?
Italiano • ArabicAhmed, a young man from Chad was sentenced to 6 years and 8 months' imprisonment and a €1,200,000 fine as he was held responsible by the Italian state for the shipwreck of 11 November 2020.More than a year has passed and after that ... read more
Event: Relocation - The european solution for refugees?
An online event on Zoom.Watch theLivestream.Disastrous conditions at Europe's external borders, overcrowded and inhumane camps on Greek islands and in Italy, or sea rescue ships waiting in the open sea with hundreds of people on board because they ... read more
School visit with our #LeaveNoOneBehind-exhibition
From 16 to 21 December, we set up our "Why #LeaveNoOneBehind" exhibition at the Paula-Fürst-Gesamtschule in Berlin. The exhibition is about the inhumane and violent EU migration policy using the example of the former Moria camp on Lesbos. In ... read more
Vos Thalassa: recognized right to self-defense against refoulement to Libya
On the 18th of December, the last instance Italian Court of Cassation acquitted two men, Ibrahim Bushara, a Sudanese national, and Hamid Ibrahim, from Ghana, who were previously accused of aggravated violence as well as of aiding and abetting ... read more
We stand with Dragan Umičević from Are You Syrious!
On Tuesday, 14 December 2021, Dragan Umičević, a volunteer with the Croatian NGO Are You Syrious, was sentenced to a fine of 60,000 kuna for "aiding and abetting unauthorised entry", which is equivalent to about 8,000 euros + court fees. This is ... read more
The real crime is the border regime - Free the #Samos2
After shipwreck, survivor faces more than 230 years for “boat driving” and father charged with the death of his 6-year-old child Visit the website and sign the petition: https://freethesamostwo.com/On the Greek islands, the politics of ... read more
RETTUNG UNERWÜNSCHT - Italiens Versuche, die Seenotrettung Geflüchteter zu kriminalisieren
Seit vielen Jahren begeben sich Menschen in seeuntüchtigen Booten auf die gefährliche Überfahrt über das Mittelmeer nach Europa. Internationales Seerecht besagt, dass alle Menschen, die sich in Seenot befinden, gerettet werden müssen. Die nach nur ... read more