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Evros: Three immigrants froze to death, two drowned during Frontex Rabit-Operation

Friday, 17.12.2010: The dead bodies of two sans-papiers immigrants who tried to cross the greco-turkish border were discovered near Nea Vissa village. The two men from Africa froze to death, while a third one was found almost dead and transfered … Continue reading

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Article in the german magazine “Spiegel”:

Greece-Turkey: Border police chase refugees in minefield The treatment of refugees on the border between Greece and Turkey shocks German policemen. The policemen who are engaged there in the European Frontex unit, report to information from SPIEGEL shootings and inhumane … Continue reading

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Rabit-operation in Greece

Update II: Frontex annouced that a decision has been signed to extend the RABITs Joint Operation 2010 in Greece until March 2011. The RABIT Teams have been deployed at the Greek-Turkish land border since the 2nd of November and initially … Continue reading

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Frontex Rapid Border Intervention Teams to patrol the Evros border

Greece requested the European Union to send armed so called Frontex Rapid Border Intervention Teams (RABITs) to the Greek-Turkish border. This became public on Monday the 25th of October 2010. Greek government statistics state that irregular migration has been increasing … Continue reading

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Bulgaria: New Ships to guard Black Sea Border

Bulgaria inaugurated five new coast guard patrol vessels to guard the Black Sea border to EU as a measure to meet the requirements for accession to the Schengen Agreement. (…) All five new ships have been included in Bulgaria’s integrated … Continue reading

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“Le Monde”, Paris: Frontex launches first expulsion charter

For the first time since it was launched in 2004, Frontex, the Warsaw-based agency responsible for the EU’s external borders, has funded and organised its own charter flight to deport undocumented aliens. Le Monde reports that on 28 September, “in … Continue reading

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29.09.2010: Blockade of a Frontex Meeting in Brussels

The Security and Defense Agenda thinktank organised a roundtable on ‘finetuning EU border policy’, in Brussels on September 29th. Key speaker was Ilkka Laitinen, Executive director of FRONTEX. Thirty activists disturbed the meeting of industrials, politicians, lobbyists and ‘independant’ experts. … Continue reading

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Bye-Bye, Frontex

Today, unkown activists beautified the Frontex-Box on the Greek island of Samos. The Frontexplode-Campaign welcomes this action, but denys any responsibility. To say it with Ilkkas´ words: We are not responsible. We are just a coordinator! Read more

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FRONTEX: The movie 2.0.

New version of the FRONTEX film: It also includes the actions against FRONTEX on the greek island of Lesvos and during their “birthday party” in Warsaw.

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Bremen: Small action against the link between space research, military purposes and the FORNTEX war against refugees

General Motors of the European Army and Border Surveillance (EABS) says „Thank you“ to the space researchers at the COSPAR 2010 in Bremen. COSPAR is a big meeting of up to 3000 space researchers from all over the world that … Continue reading

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