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25th November – Actions in Tunis, Wiesbaden, Mainz and Bremen

On Monday, 25th of November, first avtions took place in Tunis, Bremen (Germany), Mainz (Germany) an Wiesbaden (Germany) – further actions are planned for the coming week during the conference of interior ministers of Germany in Osnabrück. A Hearing with … Continue reading

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Open letter to the Ministers of Interior of the German Federal States and the Federal Republic of Germany

To the Ministers of Interior of the German Federal States and the Federal Republic of Germany Open escape routes – Prevent more deaths! A solution for the remaining refugees in Choucha camp / Tunisia Appeal concerning the Conference of the … Continue reading

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Press release of the network “Choucha Protest Solidarity”, September 23rd 2013

Hundreds of Refugees left to die in the Tunisian desert Choucha Refugee Camp at the Tunisian-Libyan border, hosting refugees fleeing the war in Libya, was officially closed on 30.06.2013. The eviction of the hundreds of remaining refugees is due to … Continue reading

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Protest in front of the EU-Delegation, Tunis

On September 5th, a delegation of the network “Choucha Protest Solidarity” together with the protesting refugees in Tunis held meetings with the UNHCR and the EU delegation in Tunis, in order to discuss possible solutions for the remaining refugees. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Choucha refugees rescued from the Mediterranean

In the night of last monday to tuesday a boat with 83 passengers was rescued by the tunisian Marine outside the southern city of Zarzis. As the newspapers report, between the migrants that had left from Libya in order to … Continue reading

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Protest in front of Choucha Camp

Yesterday, a protest of refugees against the non-assistance of the responsibles (UNHCR, Tunisian government and EU) took place in front of the Choucha camp. It was the first time, that representatives of all communities/nationalities from the camp organized themselves and … Continue reading

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Closing all the Services in the Camp

The Demonstrators of the sit-in outside the UNHCR offices in Tunis had a meeting with UNHCR on Friday evening. UNHCR said they would not necessarily cut the water at the camp in order to close it. They also agreed that … Continue reading

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Press Release in Germany

Today, 28th of June, Members of different networks working on migration politics have published a press release about the closure of the Choucha Camp. Although it is only in german, we want to publish it here. Feel free to distribute … Continue reading

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Dismantling of the Camp

The UNHCR started to break down all the camp’s toilets in order to force the refugees to leave the camp and go into Tunisian cities.

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Depriving refugees from monthly payments

Yesterday the UNHCR made the announcement that from now on only those refugees that accept the local integration will receive monthly payments from the UNHCR. The refugees, that are refusing the integration programme and are until now remaining in the … Continue reading

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