My "security" – Their immiseration
Oranienplatz, Ohlauerstrasse, Gürtelstrasse, …
Refugee Info-Point on Oranienplatz. Go there. Ask questions. Donate food, clothing and first-aid materials, please.
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The Shameful Treatment of Refugees in Berlin Continues
It has been nearly three-quarters of a year since the signing of the Oranien Platz Agreement facilitated by Berlin’s Senator for Integration Dilek Kolat (SPD). The inevitable disappointment of the refugees’ and their supporters’ expectations is taking it’s course. We must rethink EU immigration and refugee policy. The suffering is unspeakable, and we could stop it if we wanted to.
The unworthy treatment of the rest of the world has to stop. If we continue with the politics of discrimination, exploitation, and isolation the price we all will pay will much higher, than the in vestment that would be necessary to feed, house, and provide medical care, and access to education/training for the world’s refugees. It is not only in our best interest, it our moral obligation. Any deliberation on the matter is deeply wrong, and will be pay dearly for our atrocity.
Links for more information (German):
- AK – analyse & kritik, "Update Berlin: Noch immer halten sich in der #Gürtelstraße 39 im Bezirk Friedrichshain acht bis zehn Flüchtlinge auf dem Dach des Hostels auf … ": in AK – analyse & kritik | Zeitung für linke Debatte und Praxis (on Facebook) 28 Aug 2014, last viewed 28 Aug 2014.
- Timo Kather, et al., "Hostel in Berlin-Friedrichshain – Flüchtlinge fordern Verhandlungen": in Der Tagespiegel on-line (Berlin) 28 Aug 2014, last viewed 28 Aug 201
- Susanne Memarnia, "Dachbesetzung in Berlin – Polizei will Flüchtlinge aushungern": in taz.de (Berlin) : in Der Tagespiegel on-line (Berlin) 27 Aug 2014, last viewed 28 Aug 201
- Refugee Unistreik FU Berlin, "Erklärung der Refugees auf dem Dach, Gürtelstraße 39,
vom 27.8.14, später Nachmittagquot;: Refugee Unistreik FU Berlin (on Facebook) 27 Aug 2014, last viewed 28 Aug 2014.
* Photo by Ohlauer Infopoint (on Facebook) https://www.facebook.com/OhlauerInfopoint (last viewed 28 Aug 2014).