Category: Getuigenissen

Getuigenissen van mensen in detentie in de gesloten centra in België

Testimony of a violent expulsion by military flight (cargo)

Testimony of a violent expulsion by military flight (cargo) [TW police violence]     Over the last few months, we have been in regular contact with a person of Djiboutian nationality who was detained at the Caricole detention centre for almost four … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Expulsions en cours, Getuigenissen, Récits de luttes, Strijdverhalen, Témoignages, Uitzetting aan de gang | Laisser un commentaire

Tuberculose in closed centre in Brugge

  Inmates in a wing of Bruges detention centre warn us 22/03/2024 Detainees at the Bruges closed centre have informed us that one of their detainees was recently placed in medical isolation because he tested positive for tuberculosis.  The person had … Continuer la lecture

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

News from the closed centres 10 April 2023

1. Mental health and medication   The violence of the prison system and detention itself have catastrophic impacts on the mental health of prisoners. Recently, several people have expressed their concern about fellow prisoners who are clearly in great pain: … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Getuigenissen, News from the centres, Nieuws van de gesloten centra, Struggle stories, Testimonies, Uitzetting aan de gang | Laisser un commentaire

Minors in detention centres

  31/03/2022     S, Algerian born in 2006, 16 years old, travelled across Europe for a year, looking for a place to live. He travelled from country to country (Spain, Germany, France, the Netherlands) to end up in a … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Getuigenissen, News from the centres, Nieuws van de gesloten centra, Testimonies | Laisser un commentaire

Hunger strike at closed centre 127 bis in Steenokkerzeel 30/09/2021! 

Update 02/10 /2021 : One of their fellow detainees was forcibly deported. He was jumped and beaten by the police at the airport, then taken back to the closed centre. This violence has reinforced the anger of the hunger strikers … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Getuigenissen, Migration policy, Struggle stories | Laisser un commentaire

Not only is the victim suffocated, but the events are suppressed as well. Immediate resignation of the current Minister of the Interior. Stop police violence. Stop impunity.

The broadcast – as sudden as it was unexpected – of the shocking images of the acts of violence, even torture, inflicted by the police on Jozef Chovanec in February 2018 at Charleroi airport remind us of the murders of … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Getuigenissen, Récits de luttes | Laisser un commentaire

Escape attempt in Merksplas and news from Bruges

23 April 2020 MERKSPLAS Since the publication by RTBF on 9 April 2020 of the article « Nourriture avariée, cachot pour les malades, distanciation pas respectée : le quotidien dans un centre fermé au temps du coronavirus » (Rotten food, … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Getuigenissen, Nieuws van de gesloten centra, Strijdverhalen | Laisser un commentaire

In exile: An overview and news 28/05/2019

In exile: An overview and news 28/05/2019 It has been one year since we have been collecting the phone calls from hosts about the arrest and imprisonment of their/our guests in closed centres. An annual overview: (partial) numbers based on … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Getuigenissen, Migrants in transit | Laisser un commentaire

Children at the closed center Caricole, again and again

18/08/2018 Since its opening, the Caricole includes several rooms called “family rooms” what others call cells. These rooms have a slightly separate space for sleeping children. Those rooms are separated from the rest of the spaces by locked doors and … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Getuigenissen, Migratiepolitiek, News from the centres | Laisser un commentaire