Category: Collective deportations

Charter “Channelmigrants” to Europe

30/08/2020

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Frontex deportation to Guinea: 20/01/2020

20/01./2020 We learnt that Guineans were taken away from the Vottem closed centre and transferred to the isolation cell of the 127bis centre. They were promised a forced military flight in the evening. Then we heard that they would be … Continuer la lecture

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ALERT: Frontex Deportation flight from Frankfurt to Lagos ( Nigeria) on 19/08/2019

ALERT: A Frontex deportation flight from Frankfurt to  Lagos ( Nigeria) on 19/08/2019 Nigerians from other European countries can be brought to Franfurt to place them on this flight; Inform your Nigerian friends!   Frontex : « Unknown to most Europeans a … Continuer la lecture

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Grouped deportation flight to Guinea, DRC and Senegal this Tuesday 26 March 2019

Grouped deportation flight to Guinea, DRC and Senegal this Tuesday 26 March 2019  Several people retained in the different closed centres are warning us that they will be put on a ‘special flight’ to be deported to their countries of … Continuer la lecture

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Palestinians’ hunt and group deportation to Spain on 19 March 2019

15/03/2019: Since the end of January,  Palestinian asylum-seekers and residents in open centre have been arrested in the Foreigners office (during an appointment) and they are bein retained in a closed centre in view of their deportation. The received the … Continuer la lecture

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Trial of 15 activists in GB: Stop deportation flight

Last year, 15 people grounded a deportation charter flight for ten hours to prevent it taking off. On MONDAY 19TH March 2018, they are standing trial, charged with a terrorism-related offence that could result in life imprisonment ! Secret deportation … Continuer la lecture

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Collective deportation to Guinea and DRC on 2017/11/28

Collective deportation to Guinea and DRC on 2017/11/28 Several guineas detained in the Vottem and 127bis closed centres have received a ticket for a collective flight this coming Tuesday 2017/11/28. The flight would leave at 10:30. The social assistants have … Continuer la lecture

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RESISTANCE……..and profile of the DRC people deported

RESISTANCE……..and profile of the DRC people deported on the collective flight to Nigeria, Ghana and the DRC Opponents Several are well known opponents to Kabila’s regime and they have been militants for years. They have been retained in closed centres … Continuer la lecture

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ALERT : Group deportation to the DRC, Nigeria, Ghana on 26th September 2017: Update

Update: The collective depootation will take people from Nigeria, Ghana and DRC —————————————————————————————————————— Several DRC retained in the closed centres got notified that they had been registered on a group flight to Kinshasa on 26 September 2017 at 10 a.m … Continuer la lecture

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Mass deportation to Nigeria on 9 or 10 August 2017: Update

Update 07/08 /2017:  departurz of the flight the 09/08/2017 at 10 p.m. —————————————————————————————————————————- We learned from a sound source that 80 to 100 Nigerians will be deported on August 9th or 10th. It would be a Frontex flight organised by … Continuer la lecture

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SPECIAL FLIGHT to the DRC and Guinea on 19 April 2017:Update

20/04 We are expecting news from the deported. It was a “joint flight” organised by Frontex. Mainstream media com: http://www.sudinfo.be/1828519/article/2017-04-19/dix-neuf-congolais-et-guineens-expulses-par-vol-militarise-depuis-la-belgique Nineteen Congolese and Guineans deported from Belgium on a military flight. Eleven Congolese and eight Guineans were smoothly deported on … Continuer la lecture

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Potential collective deportation of Congolese nationals!

01/04/2017 – We’ve heard from two different sources that a military flight to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would be foreseen in the coming days/weeks. We know that a dozen Congolese are currently being retained in closed centres, among … Continuer la lecture

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Will there be a collective expulsion to Guinea on 28th September 2016? Confirmation of the flight, update

Update 29 September: In the end it was a FRONTEX flight that deported around 30 Guineans and Congolese from Brussels! They landed in Conakry in the evening of the 28th of September, where the Belgian ambassador and the Guinean Interior … Continuer la lecture

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Italy: Deportation to Sudan 24/08/2016

Today 12:45 deportation of 40 Sudanese are rounded up there two days before the center of the Red Cross Ventimiglia towards Sudan (Khartoum), via Turin Airport and the company “EgyptAir”. They were received by a judge and their deportation was … Continuer la lecture

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New collective deportation to Nigeria?

16/03/2016 Last week, a wing of the detention center 127 bis has been emptied on 08/03/2016. We hear that on 14/03 17 Nigerian women have been brought there. So, we assume that some of them have been brought from other … Continuer la lecture

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When will there be charter flights to North Africa? Agreements are underway

24/02/2016 ‘The whole wide world gathers in our closed centre: North Africans, sub-Saharans, Estern Europeans, Russians, Asians, Latin Americans, and even from the United States of America.’ They will be deported thanks to the collegial collaboration of consuls and ambassadors … Continuer la lecture

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FRONTEX deportation to Nigeria on 14/10/2015 : Testimony

On October 14th and 15th, there were two FRONTEX deportations to Nigeria: one flight from Amsterdam, coordinated by the Netherlands, with 28 deported from different countries, with one stopover in Madrid, the second from Rome, coordinated by Italy, with 48 … Continuer la lecture

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Warning:Special Frontex flight towards Nigeria on this 14/10/2015.Update

14th October:Confirmation that the collective flight to Nigeria will be a military flight departing from Melsbroek¹s military airport (Chaussée de Haecht). It would supposedly take off in the beginning of the evening, to be confirmed 13th October: two days mobilisation … Continuer la lecture

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Collective deportations of 78 Iraqis to Bagdad

We heard through the Flemish media that the Office was busy organising the ‘voluntary return’ of 78 Iraqis. 40 will be put on a plane this Friday 18th of September 2015 and 38 on Wednesday 23rd of September 2015. The … Continuer la lecture

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Europe’s Deportation Machine

“The arrival of refugees to the EU is often chaotic and messy. But when it comes to getting rid of those who aren’t wanted, the system is extremely efficient.” http://www.zeit.de/feature/refugees-in-germany-deportation-flights-laws

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Collective deportation to DRC – 17th of June 2015

We heard some news about the collective deportation of this 17th of June. Information is not easy to get seen the obvious traumatism of the people deported after the violence they could feel during the deportation, and the bad welcoming … Continuer la lecture

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Frontex flight to RDC this Wednesday 17/06/2015

This Sunday 14th of June, the persons who wanted to visit close friends or family members in the 127bis closed centre were told that visits would not be possible during 3 days. They insisted in knowing why this wouldn’t be … Continuer la lecture

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Military plane to DRC this Thursday 4th of June 2015 for …4 detainees… and Frontex flight on 17th of June

On Thursday 4th of June, a group deportation by military flight had been announced to 20 Congolese detainees in the closed centres. We heard from one of the deported who got to Kinshasa that they were 4 deported, 3 men … Continuer la lecture

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CAUTION:New collective expulsion to the DRC this Thursday, 04/06/2015 and17/06/2015

Notice to our Congolese friends: Be careful, the Office des Etrangers(Foreigners office) will do everything as a good student of Europe as it is to nab the most possible Congolese people in order to fill this flight of 06/04/2015 and … Continuer la lecture

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Chain deportations 12/05/2015

Since the collective deportation attempts that had been foreseen and then cancelled at the end of May and the beginning of April, our Office of Shame seems to be short-circuiting the aborted deportations of the Congolese people retained in the … Continuer la lecture

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One more attempt for collective deportation to Congo (DRC) CANCELED

One more attempt for collective deportation to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) CANCELED Some Congolese detainees in the 127bis closed centre have been notified of their scheduled deportation for the 07/05/2015 09 p.m., leaving from the Melsbroek military airport … Continuer la lecture

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ALERT: New grouped deportation to DRC on April 28th 2015!

We heard that a new grouped deportation to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been planned for 28th April 2015. Congolese people living in Belgium or in other European countries will be escorted by the federal police to the … Continuer la lecture

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Warning and news 12/03/2015

Warning : Francken’s targets for the coming weeks will be North-Africans, mainly Moroccans. Mr Francken, alias the anti migration Minister, will soon visit his counterparts in Morocco. He will keep his promises and prepare the deportation of our Moroccans with … Continuer la lecture

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New mass deportation to Albania on 26th February 2015: Update

Update 02/24/2015: Many newcomers, all Albanian, in the detention center 127bis. We do not know exactly where they come from? And what we have come to know: The majority of people locked in the CRA in Calais and Lille are … Continuer la lecture

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Two collective expulsions to Albania: one Frontex flight and one Belgian flight carrying ‘8 Albanian criminals’

30/O1/2015 The Belgo-European deportation machine struck hard again this week. Europe has no frontiers whent it comes to racits policies and the hunt for immigrants. Let’s remind in that context that Albania had introduced their application for membership to the … Continuer la lecture

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WARNING! New collective expulsion to Albania this Friday 30th January 2015

After the collective flight organised on December 17th 2014 to deport 38 Albanians, a new collective expulsion to Albania has been planned  for this Friday 30th of January. Théo Francken had said so: he organises, among other things, collective expulsions … Continuer la lecture

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FR: Expulsion collective vers l’Albanie ce 17/12/2014 et cinq nouvelles expulsions collectives annoncées par théo Francken

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FR:Témoignage d’un militaire présent lors d’une expulsion collective et trouvé sur les médias sociaux, 20/12/2014

Engl translation need J’étais sur un vol d’expulsion vers la RDC….19 personnes étaient expulsées…nous étions 8 de la défense…. Toutes les autres places étaient occupées par des “accompagnateurs”….A l’embarquement il nous a été dit qu’il était interdit de prendre des … Continuer la lecture

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News from the collective flight to Congo on November 4th 2014

The collective flight had 19 Belgian Congolese and 3 Congolese from Bulgaria and Finland to be deported according to the Foreigners Office, flight coordonate by Frontex. It had a stop over in Niger to then land in Kinshasa during the … Continuer la lecture

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Update: Call for protest againts the new ‘secured’ military collective deportation flight to DRC on November 4th.

4 novembre 4 p.m.It was a frontex flight with 19 “illegal” from Belgium and three from Finland and Roumenie, say the mainstream media 4 November 1 p.m. They left the centre around noon, handcuffed, in two big buses and several … Continuer la lecture

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Group deportation to Kinshasa on 27th May 2014: Frontex flight?

On 27th May, a group of policemen wearing uniforms, accompanied with loads of civilians, invaded the yard of the 127 bis closed centre at 7 a.m. Here are a few testimonies: ‘ – There was a lot of agitation on … Continuer la lecture

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Collective deportation to Guinee on 17/03/2014

Update 16/03: On leur a dit au 127bis que c’est demain lundi entre 11h et 12h qu’on va les transférer à l’aéroport militaire, qu’ils seront accompagnés de nombreux policiers.. .la déclaration de Bantama Sow (http://www.africaguinee.com/articles/2014/03/15/expulsion-des-guineens-de-l-etranger-les-precisions-du-ministre-bantama-sow)        http://www.africaguinee.com/articles/2014/03/13/belgique-les-autorites-de-conakry-s-opposent-l-expulsion-d-une-dizaine-de Update 14/03: It … Continuer la lecture

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Attention vol collectif probable vers la Guinée – FR

Il a été annoncé à plusieurs Guinéens dans les centres fermés qu’ils seraient expulsés ce lundi 17/03/2014. Assez étonnant que la date leurs ait été annoncée. Beaucoup n’ont pas reçu de laissez-passer de leur ambassade. Surtout qu’il semble exister (non … Continuer la lecture

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Collective deportation to Kinshasa this 19th of February 2014! Update

update 24/02: There was 38 Congolese people in the flight., 7 from the cosed centre of Belgium. “it was very,very hard”. A majority of them are always in detention in Kinshasa. 19/02 2:30 p.m. As far as we know, the … Continuer la lecture

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Another mass expulsion to the Congo is imminent on 03/12/2013: Update

Update 04/12: Thirty Congolese (men and women) were placed on a military flight, each one escorted by three police officers. More info to come. Update 04/12 9:45 a.m.  15 women and 38 men from Congo in the closed centre. The … Continuer la lecture

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New collectif flight to RDC: over the terror of the foreign office

 06/11/2013 A new grouped flight towards the DRC threatens the closed centers. The Congolese ambassador is coming on Thursday 8/11 to visit the 127bis and identify the 20 detainees, 7 women and 13 men.  A few quotes from the prisonners … Continuer la lecture

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More news about the collective expulsion of the 27th of October: at Peter De Crem, Minister of Defence, request?

First art here 31/10/2013 These  news have been collected from testimonies of people expelled or locked up. Thirty congolese were brought from other closed centers to the 127bis with the intention of a collective expulsion to the DRC the 27 … Continuer la lecture

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Collective flight deportation from Belgium to RDC this sunday!

We learn that a flight collective deportation will be held this Sunday, October 27.Several Congolese (s) of different detention centers are currently gathered in closed center 127aImpossible to know the details of these flights.A call turns to go protest and … Continuer la lecture

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ATTENTION! Probable group flight to Afghanistan

10/07 Een Afghan man free, Ten new Afghans are in the closed center of Bruges. It is more and more sure ther will be a collectif flight (with the Netherlands?) 07/07 15 Afghans are in the closed centrum 127 bis … Continuer la lecture

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Three flights to Congo within eight days! Frontex always?june 2013

Really, it is a bad taste serial story that goes on and on… While around 30 Congolese people coming from Belgium, Ireland, France and Germany were deported on a Frontex flight to Congo last week, this Sunday 23rd of June, … Continuer la lecture

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New charter to Congo

 24/06: We were around twenty people making noise in front of the airport so that the deported people could hear us. The Foreigners Office misled us: the same evening, around 20 other Congolese were gathered at the 127bis centre (where … Continuer la lecture

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Continuation of the ‘secured’ collective flight Brussels-Kinshasa 16/06/2013

 The secret was well kept, a state secret as one can imagine, and we learnt later that the flight was chartered by FRONTEX (the European agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders) and organised by Belgium … Continuer la lecture

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Collective flight to RDC on 16/06/2013 from Brussels

  16/06 10 a.m;: flight will be on 6 pm to day Between 30 and 40 people of Congolese origin are going to be taken on a collective flight this Sunday (tomorrow). They have been taken to several closed centres … Continuer la lecture

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Testimony by a man in the group of people deported to Guinea .

Audio: audio vol collectif Hello, you were deported on the collective flight in April 2013, weren’t you? Can you tell us what happened? Yes I was. Well, it happened on the Tuesday. I didn’t even know I had a flight. … Continuer la lecture

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Demonstration and agitation in and around the closed center 127bis. A collective deportation planned ?

  On the 21 of april a few hundred people demonstranted in front of the closed center 127bis in Steenokkerzeel.     They oppose the dentention of a few dozens of Guineans in diffrent detention prisons around Belgium, possibly with … Continuer la lecture

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News from the collective deportation towards the Congo on December 6th 2012

We were in contact with 7 people in Belgian closed centers. In the days preceding the deportation they were all taken to the 127bis center near the airport. The day before the deportation 8 people were brought into a room … Continuer la lecture

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NO TO EXPULSIONS, NO TO COLLECTIVE DEPORTATIONS, 05/12

07/12: 8 people were transferred from other Belgian centres to the 127bis the days before. The other 16 were bring the morning of the deportation from other countrys. It was a FRONTEX flight.?? 06/12: Latest news: 24 persons were foreseen … Continuer la lecture

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Charter flight to Albania on October 24 organised by Frontex (??)

We learnt that among them was a man who had been living in Belgium for 15 years and was separated from his wife and 5 years old son. Another Albanian was visiting Brussels as a tourist. He has his own … Continuer la lecture

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Collective flights

Testimony by a man in the group of people deported to Guinea http://www.gettingthevoiceout.org/testimony-by-a-man-in-the-group-of-people-deported-to-guinea-on-the-24th-of-april-2013/  These flights are not divulgated to anyone by the authorities and seem to be state secret. Nevermind, information is gathered on these acts of repression which were … Continuer la lecture

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Collective deportation from Belgium – 06/03/12

19 Congoleze and 4 Angoleze deportated from Belgium To Congo on 6 maart 2012 Read here

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Collective deportation March 2012

Deportation of 19 Congolese and 4 Angolese from Belgium. It seems that the deportation of March 6th 2012 had been plotted for several months by the Belgian Foreigners’ Office. Several days before, the Congolese and Angolese people had been gathered … Continuer la lecture

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Non aux expulsions Frontex ! – 28/04/11 (FR)

http://www.noborderbxl.eu.org/spip.php?article430 vidéo Ce jeudi 28 avril 2011, 60 personnes d’origine congolaise venant de plusieurs pays européens seront expulsées au départ de Bruxelles par un vol « sécurisé». Cela fait sept ans que la Belgique n’avait pas affrété un si gros … Continuer la lecture

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