Solidarity with the 6 heroes sued for having prevented a deportation

Solidarity with the 6 heroes sued for having prevented a deportation

Let’s go in numbers to the audience and in front of the Tribunal!

31 May 2017 8.30 a.m.

Law Courst of Brussels, (Palais de Justice Place Poelaert)

On 17th of August 2016, a man was the subject of a deportation attempt on a commercial flight to Cameroon.

He was handcuffed and maintained seated by two policemen. He was crying out of pain and seemed to be choking. 

In front of this inhuman scene, most of the passengers orally expressed their indignation and refused to sit down.

This movement of solidarity obliged the policemen to abandon the deportation. Then they chose six passengers randomly and drove them to the police station. 

On 31st of May 2017, those six ‘heroes’ will appear before the criminal court of Brussels. They are being sued because of ‘serious impediment to air traffic’. 

We oppose to the criminalisation of a human gesture of decency and solidarity. 

We support the six heroes and we declare that in front of a violent deportation, we also will refuse to shut up! 

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