contribution from Basisgruppe Internationalismus | part of Internationalist Center Dresden
Prisons are not a solution to social problems. Prisons are a means of enforcing domination and exploitation. They ensure that whoever is down stays down. We reject them and do not call for their social reform.
We will demonstrate on 13.11.2021 in Dresden for the abolition of all prisons! Meeting points: 3 pm at the deportation prison Hamburgerstraße, 5 pm at the Dresden Hammerweg Prison. Continue reading “13.11. Anti-prison demonstration – For a society without prisons”
We share the call for a demonstration by the Saxonian Refugee Council
** Sea Bridge– SOLIDARITY WITH MISSION LIFELINE **
* Sunday, July 29th // 2pm // Alaunplatz Dresden-Neustadt *
Join the demonstration for a safe Mediterranean by sea rescue! For a humane policy and against the dream of the fortress Europe. The dream of all those right wingers, who want to seal off Europe completely. We want to walk through Dresden on Sunday, July 29th, demonstrating our conviction with all distinctness, accompanied by fine beats.
Why this demonstration?
In the last four years, more than 16,000 people drowned in the Mediterranean by trying to reach Europe’s shores according to UN’s numbers. But instead of expanding sea rescue and supporting private NGOs, EU and national governments go for blockade and criminalization. Now, the rhetoric is followed by action: rescue ships are not allowed to leave the ports anymore. By applying juridical tricks and open racism, rescue ships are restricted to the ports, the supporters are doomed to watch helplessly. Parallely, dreadful news reach us almost every day, reporting of ever new ship accidents with many people dead in the Mediterranean.
We cannot keep watching at these inhumane events for just one more day!
Continue reading “Call for Demonstration in Dresden: Sea bridge – create safe ports!”
The conference is organized by a group of around thirty people including activists from afrique-europe-interact, corasol, glokal e.V., Konzeptwerk Neue Ökonomie and others. As a group, we decide by consensus, using methods of grass roots democracy.
| 6.-8. October 2017 | Leipzig
| A conference with up to 300 people coming from different activist contexts – freedom of movement, anti-racisms, agriculture, degrowth, climate justice
| With talks, workshops, theatre, concerts, networking possibilities and several formats for exchange
What is the connection between the debate around a just design of migration and the one around an ecologically and socially just economy?
What are the connections between alternative concepts such as „Degrowth“ or „Post-Development“ and a postcolonial perspective on causes of flight?
This conference wants to focus on the links between flight, migration, self-determined development and ecological crises. We want to connect these seemingly independent topics within a broader context in order to build bridges between the different political struggles and movements.
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Prior to the conference „Do it yourself – Concepts of grassroots organization, community organizing and autonomy“, the Internationalist Centre Dresden analyzises the new „job opportunities for asylum“ (80 cents jobs for refugees) and comes to the conclusion, that there is a necessity of a mutual organization of refugees and unemployed, to escape the exclusion of society resulted by the work fetishism.
„A twenty-first-century left must seek to combat the centrality of work to contemporary life. In the end, our choice is between glorifying work and the working class or abolishing them both. […] Yet the latter is the only true postcapitalist position.“
(Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams, extracts from Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work)
Click here for the English Version (PDF-file)
In recent years, a great number of people from insecure countries have sought asylum in Germany. However, the German government decided, in dubious cooperation with these countries, to send many of asylum seekers back. It won’t matter whether you have fled Afghanistan, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Iraq or any other oppressing government. The German government has always tried to show that most of those countries are safe and secure places. In these countries, thousands of people are killed and lots of incidents of human rights violation take place on a daily basis. We left our insecure countries just to find a safer place on Earth to live. Your humanitarian support could be a guarantee for us to have a peaceful life, therefore we ask you to take to the streets, together with us. Against a deportation policy of violence. For a joint living in safety and freedom.
Date: Saturday, December 17th 2016, 12:30
Place: Theaterplatz, Dresden
Dear friends, dear comrades,
as you have probably already heard, the “Solidarity4All” Camp will take place in Bamberg from August 4 to August 7. Tere are just a few weeks left and that is why we want to invite everybody who is interested to join us on Monday, August 1 at 7 PM at AZ Conni. At this meeting together we can discuss the journey to Greece, the program and different open tasks.
We’re looking forward to see ya!
16.6 // 19 Uhr // AZ Conni // Rudolf-Leonhard Straße 39
During the last couple of weeks we have started the fight against the deportions of the refugees from Fritz Reuter Strasse 21. After our last meeting we made a citywalk and thought about further actions. You can read about what we did until now at our homepage iz-dresden.org
But the fight continues! One of the ideas that we have is to make an ongoing rally in front of the accomodation. We would like to discuss inputs to how we realize this, and any further ideas you may have. Hence we would ask all of you, to think about if you are ble to participate and take shifts during the on going rally, and any other suggestion you may have, to the fight against deportation.
We are looking forward to see a lot and hear all of your ideas.
Invitation for an assembly against deportations.
12th of May / 8 p.m. / AZ Conni / Rudolf Leonhard Strasse 39
After a meeting on Tuesday with several people from Morocco that are in danger of getting deported, we would like to invite you for an open assembly. The affected people live in the Heim Fritz Reuter Straße 21 in the Dresden neighborhood of so called Hechtviertel. They want to get organized with us and resist politically. We agreed on three proposals for actions, we just shortly mention:
1) Telephone chain in case of emergency
2) Constant rally / picket in front of the Heim
3) Demonstration followed by a press conference
At the meeting we’ll tell you details about the planed actions and discuss it together. At the moment people of the Heim talking about the different proposals. It could be that point 2 wouldn’t be realized. Nevertheless we would like to ask you or your groups to think about, if you could manage to take over a shift at such a picket against deportation.
Out of Controll (AusserKontrolle)
– Group for a new Internationalism –