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Refugees in Choucha refugee-camp / Tunisia are protesting, aiming at scandalising their bad situation and urging the responsible UNHCR to listen to their demands.
The protesters are dependend on funding for groceries, to network with supporters and for publicity work, which would make the protest heard in a broader public. Your donations are very welcome to make the protest possible and to make it public. Also small amounts will help!
Please direct your donations to the following bank account:
Sparkasse der Stadt Berlin
Account number: 61 00 24 264
Bank code: 100 500 00
Author Archives: choucha protest solidarity
UNHCR celebrated the World Refugee Day in Tunis with a photo exhibition about the Choucha Camp. Refugees from Choucha entered the festivities with banners demanding to get protection as refugees instead of being forced to stay in Tunisia. One of … Continue reading
We received news from Choucha Camp, about the difficult situation that the refugees and asylum seekers are living in. There are now about 600 to 700 people left in the Camp. These are refugees waiting for their departure to the … Continue reading
The Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter recently published a report of the Centre de Tunis pour la Migration et l’Asile. This gives a complete picture of the situation of the rejected asylum seekers and the failures in the Refugee Status … Continue reading
On monday, May 27th, the refugees who are submitted to be resettled to the USA, made a demonstration in front of the UNHCR office in Choucha Camp. The UNHCR had decided to move them out of the camp to Tunisian … Continue reading
Since May 23rd the drinking water is again cut in Choucha Camp. Drinking water as the most basic need of human beings must urgently be provided to the refugees at all time in the camp. We understand this act as … Continue reading
On Monday the Advisor of the Minister of Social Affairs visited the Camp. He explained, that the rejected cases as well as the refugees that are left without resettlement, should get fingerprinted. He also clarified, that the responsabilities for the … Continue reading
On Thursday, May 2nd 2013, the camp management tried to push recognized refugees out of the camp. As you can read in the blog post from 22.04., there was a group of 34 Eritreans, that arrived in September 2012 by … Continue reading
Last Wednesday, a three year old girl, that participates with her family in the sit-in outside the UNHCR office, was hit by a car. Luckily, she only took away some bruises. UNHCRs reaction to this incident was today, that they … Continue reading
A few days ago five Somalian underaged Refugees left to Libya. As they are not allowed to the resettlement programme, although they are accepted as refugees, they don’t see any chance of a future in Tunisia. This is why they … Continue reading
After UNHCR cut down even the water and electricity supply in Choucha camp in early April – as you could read on VOICE OF CHOUCHA blog – the Refugees together with FTDES put pressure on UNHCR by protesting and publishing … Continue reading