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[ 06. Oct 2006 ]

Oct 7, 2006: What's happening and where

Oct 7, 2006  will see an unprecedented number of protests throughout the world...

The day will see an unprecedented number of protests throughout the world. In this article an uncomplete collection of events and actions planned for or around the Day.

 

If not stated otherwise, the events are taking place on Saturday, Oct 7, 2006.

Austria


In Vienna, several decentralised actions will take place. For 1pm it is a called to :: demolish the aliens law at Kärtnerstraße. Also at 1pm starts an action at Stock im Eisen Platz. There a :: "bouncy castle" will symbolise Fortress Europe - no one will be allowed to jump! And from 6-7:30pm a video screening on the topic "marriage without borders" will take place. A collective demonstration against detention-camps will start at 2:30 pm at the Deportation Jail on Hernalser Guertel 8-12, 1080 Vienna. (:: read the call)
Further information: :: no-racism.net

Belguim


In Brussels, people 'with no papers' will join a :: Reclaim the Streets party on Saturday.

Benin


In Cotounou activities are planed for 6th, 7th and 9th of October.

Canary Ilands


On Friday, Oct 6 a March in Solidarity with Migrants will start on 6:30pm at the Monument of the Vela Latina, Avenue Maritima in S.Telmo Park, Las Palmas. (:: read the maifesto)

France


In Paris there will be a gathering/demonstration, meeting point: 18h place du Bourg-Tibourg, 4ème (métro Hôtel de Ville)
In Rennes a demo on the construction site of the new retention camp at the airport will start at 4pm
Info: :: pajol.eu.org
Angers: CSP49 and CSSP49 (sans papiers and support groups) organize a march, departure 3pm quartier Verneau, 65 rue du Général Lizé.

Germany


Augsburg: A Demonstration for the right to stay - Against lager accomodation and racist exclusion will start on 11:30am at Koenigsplatz (see :: deutschland-lagerland.de)
Berlin: Manifestation and demonstration against a deportation-camp, Start: 10:00am Motardstrasse 101a, 12pm: manifestation in front of "Dussmann" (S/U-Bhf Friedrichstr.), 3pm: protestparty in front of refugee camp Motardstrasse 101a (more :: chipkartenini.squat.net)
Cologne: Demonstration for right to stay. Start 3pm, Rudolfplatz, final manifestation 4pm, Domplatte (info: :: kmii-koeln.de)
In Frankfurt a concert for right to stay on Oct 6 and an action at the entrance to the international bookfair against externalisation and for the right to stay on Oct 7 will take place.
Freiburg (Suedbaden): Demonstration in the city, meetingpont 12:00pm (noon) in front of city hall. (more infos :: aktionbleiberecht.de)
Hamburg: Nothern-germany-wide demonstration against deportation of migrants and externalisation - more informations :: fluechtlingsrat-hamburg.de and :: hamburg.euromayday.org
Lindau: A picket will start at 2pm at Menschenrechts-Stein (human-rights memorial at Leuchtturmmole), followed by a demonstration for the rights of refugees and migrants to the city hall.
Regensburg: Manfiestation for the rigth to stay! 11-12am the collective accommodation for refugees, Alte Straubinger Straße 7. After, from 12:30-13:30pm manifestation in front of the old city hall (Altes Rathaus).
Thuringia: Manifestation in front of the refugee-camp in Freienbessingen (more informations :: bergsteigen.net.tc

Greece


In Athens, the African Women League and the Network of Migrant Women in Greece, with the support of many feminist, migrants' and social organizations, call for a protest demonstration, raising the issue of the citizenship of migrants' children born in Greece. Protest Demo meeting point 3pm, Platia Dimarhiou (Municipality Square)
The youth of the green party of greece (iliosporoi) and "ecological athens" (candidate in next elections for local government) are organizing a multicultural open air concert with migrant and greed groups at Thisio (at the mall opposite to Gazi area) start 8pm. (Info: :: iliosporoi.gr)
In Thessaloniki members of the Migrants’ Forum and Antiracist Initiative of Thessaloniki will give press conference on October 5 with the title "Migrants and local government", regarding the Action Day and the occasion of the forthcoming local government elections. The activities on October 7 will include the founding assembly of the Migrants' Forum in Thessaloniki and a cultural happening with music from various countries, start: 6pm, Labor Center

Italy


In Bologna a NoBorderParade will start at 4pm in via Indipendenza. (:: see the call)
The Coordinamento Migranti Bologna several migrants' associations, some autonomous unions and other political groups will demonstrate in front of the local site of Government in Bologna. We aim to connect the particular situation experienced by migrants in our city with the transnational struggles against the European management of migration, mainly protesting against the link between the residence permit and the labour contract, the policy of "quotas" and detention centres. (:: info)
In Milan some inmigrant's association make a meeting: AI MASS MEDIA DICIAMO BASTA! against the desinformation and defamation of migrants, meeting: 3pm, Ore 15, Piazza Cavour in front of palazzo dell'informazione.
Rome: Assembly from 10 am to 2 pm at Teatro Ambra Jovinelli, demonstration in front of the detention centre of Ponte Galeira at 4pm.

Mali


A forum taking place to remember the events of Ceuta and Melilla. It started on the 28th of september and will finish on the 7th of October.

Mauretania


In Nouakchott and Nouadhibou Press-Conferences and days of sensibisation will take place.

Morocco


The Rabat-migration-conference is proposing an action in Morocco on the 7th of October to remember the dead people in Ceuta and Melilla last year, and that's why the action should take place at the fence of Ceuta, exactly where these migrants lost their lives. It should be a symbolic action to remember the victims who are still without names. (:: read the call)

Netherlands


In Amsterdam Action in the shopping centre of Zaandam (near Amsterdam) to inform and mobilize the public on the two newly build detention boats in the Zaandam harbour. (Info: :: allincluded.nl)

Poland


Warsaw will see 2 days of protest: On the 6th of October at 3pm a demonstration in front of the Office for Repatriation and Aliens (Warsaw, 16 Koszykowa Street) will take place with participating refugees from Chechnya and Africa (mainly connected with Migrator Theatre). On the 7th of October there will be film show in the Warsaw University (26/28 Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street, Audytorium Maximum (B)) about situation of the refugees in EU with lectures by a law expert. (info: :: pl.indymedia.org)

Portugal


In Lisbon the Left Bloc will organize a demonstration.

Russia


In Moskow some action will take place.

Spain


In Málaga a demonstration for the rights of immigrans will take place on Oct 6, 7pm at Plaza de la Marina, followed by a festival against racism, 9pm at Plaza de Capuchinos ((see :: poster)
Further confirmed manifestations, actions, and demonstrations will take place in Almería, Barcelona, Bilbao, Granada, Jaen, Las Palmas (Gran Canarias), Madrid, Motril, Sévilla, Ténérife, and Valencia. ([:: see list at fferine.org)

Sweden


Manifestation in Gothenburg

Switzerland


In Lausanne a manifestation will start at 2pm from place Palud (:: call)
In la Côte (a region near Nyon and Morges), l'Autre Syndicat and Le Collectif des Sans-Papiers will organise an animation..

UK


London: there will be a :: March for Migrants' Rights, followed by a :: Social Benefit at rampART and a :: Conference on Sunday, the 8th.
Glasgow: there will be a similar :: March in Glasgow organised by the Union of Asylum Seekers in Scotland (UNITY).
Birmingham: the Anti-Racist Campaign are organising a :: Ceremony in the City Centre.
Other actions in the UK include a protest at the Communications House in London called by the Global Women's Strike on Fri the 6th, and a "No Deportations To Iraqi Kurdistan" demo on Saturday the 7th in Huddersfield called by the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees and the Kurdish Cultural Community in Kirklees.

US/Mexico


A :: mass demonstration is taking place at the U.S-Mexican border to demand "justice in our communities".