Archives mensuelles : December 2023

Second death of 2023 at the detention centre of Merksplas

  27th December 2023   On 25 December 2023, around 6 p.m., inmates told us that ambulances, fire brigade and police had arrived at the Merksplas detention centre, in block 5, where the solitary confinment and isolation cells for “people … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Migration policy, News from the centres, Struggle stories | Laisser un commentaire

Testimonies of police violence at Zaventem and Charleroi airports

19 Décember 2023 We regularly receive testimonies of police violence during forced deportation attempts. Here are some testimonies we received in recent months:     “6 officers: I was stripped naked and completely searched, I was handcuffed and given a large belt. … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Migration policy, News from the centres, Ongoing deportations | Laisser un commentaire

Asylum seeker from Afghanistan threatened to be deported to Bulgaria: police violence and systemic violent practices as an integral part of the migration policy in Bulgaria.

The collective Getting the Voice Out condemns the arrestation and the previous attempt of deportation of a underage Afghan asylum seeker(who according to the Belgian Migration Office is of age. However the Office made this conclusion based on a research … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Collectieve uitzettingen, Nieuws van de gesloten centra | Laisser un commentaire

Liberté, freedom, حرية ! DEMONSTRATION against all closed centre 9 december 2023

This year, 2023, marks the 30th anniversary of the law on detention centres, prisons that deprive migrants of their freedom, where they are reduced to mere numbers and their basic humanity is ignored. Semira, killed 25 years ago during a … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Migration policy | Laisser un commentaire