For 7th of May 2016 there is a call for a manifestation at the Brenner, Austrian / Italian Border: Against the implementation ob border controls. Meeting point 2:30 pm at the railway station.
The Austrian State has announced the closure of the border of the Brenner at the beginning of April. This means: steel fences, barbed wire on the paths, inspections on the highways, on the federal roads, on trains and bicycle tracks, military patrols, containers for refugees.
Soldiers and barbed wire are shown once again as a "technical solution" to contain and detain the poor, whose exodus is the result of wars, environmental devastation, extreme poverty.
Beyond formal complaints, the Italian authorities conform to this intensification of the controls in the South of Brenner.
We are facing an historical passage. To believe that walls and soldiers are a treatment reserved to someone else, is a tragic illusion: everyone's freedom is fenced, outlawed and oppressed.
From Palestine to Mexico, from Turkey to France and already very close to us, borders are the symbol of our present moment.
To accept them makes us inhuman and accomplice.
To try to destroy them is the beginning of a possible freedom.
It's necessary to choose which side to take.
SATURDAY THE 7th OF MAY 2016
DAY OF STRUGGLE
DEMONSTRATION AT THE BRENNER 2.30 PM
(meeting point in front of the railway station)