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Anti-Frontex Days: May 18-23, Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw noborder collective and occupied social center Syrena invites all to a week of actions against Frontex and Euro Apartheid 2012. Throughout the week starting on May 18th we will engage in creative interventions in public space around Warsaw … Continue reading

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Evros: Little girl and her grandfather missing after boat with immigrants is overturned

A 9-year-old girl and her grandfather have gone missing in their effort to cross the freezing Evros river from Turkey to Greece on a boat (with another nine sans papiers immigrants) which was overturned  Meanwhile, a boy of 3, child … Continue reading

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Frontex ‘reconsidering’ Evros operation

Failure of Greek authorities to set up migrant reception centers is jeopardizing mission Officials of the European Union’s border monitoring agency Frontex are becoming increasingly frustrated with the failure of Greek authorities to contribute to their illegal immigration crackdown efforts … Continue reading

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More dead immigrants in Evros river where Frontex is active since one year now…

The bodies of two sans papiers migrants were washed ashore on Wednesday on the banks of the Evros river, northeastern Greece, on the Greek-Turkish borders. The first body was identified to be that of an 18 year-old Pakistani man and the … Continue reading

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Communique

Today, the nobordercats crossdressed the monument of the borderguard and his german shepdog in Svilengrad (Bulgaria). “This is an action aignst Frontex”, explaned nobordercat Matze. Frontex is the EU border agency, which was established to tackle the so called “illegal … Continue reading

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No Border Camp in Bulgaria: 25th to 29th of August 2011

From 25th to 29th of August 2011 a Nobordercamp will take place in the borderregion between Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey. Following the EU eastward expansion, countries like Bulgaria and Romania are progressively cracking down on those that try to cross … Continue reading

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May 2011: Actions against Frontex

Videos: Demonstration at Brussels Airport Blockade of the entrance to the closed detention centre TV-news (in French) Demonstration at Brussels Airport and at the entrance of the closed detention centre against collective expulsion by the EU agency Frontex: At Brussels … Continue reading

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Freedom, not Frontex

There cannot be democracy without global freedom of movement The dynamic of the Arab spring is emanating into the entire world. The movements of revolt in the Maghreb encourage and give hope, not only because despotic regimes that have been … Continue reading

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Frontex-Press statement on Sudden Increased Migratory Situation in Lampedusa

WARSAW, February 14—The Agency is aware of the migratory situation in Lampedusa and is monitoring it closely via the Frontex Operational Office (FOO) in Piraeus, Greece. Two Frontex staff members have been dispatched from the FOO to Lampedusa to liaise … Continue reading

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Why On the Borders of Legality: Frontex Forces Should Stop Filling Greek Jails with Asylum Seekers

Statement by Simone Toller (researcher of “Human Rights Watch”) which was published in “Süddeutsche Zeitung” (a big German Newspaper): The European Court of Human Rights ruled last week that Belgium had violated the rights of an Afghan asylum seeker when … Continue reading

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