Statement of Solidarity from Afrique-Europe-Interact
Posted by clandestina on 26 January 2011
Statement of Solidarity from Afrique-Europe-Interact to the Hungerstrike of Refugees and Migrants in Greece
Bamako, 25th of January 2010
To the assembly of migrant hunger strikers
Today, simultanously with your struggle for legalisation in Greece we start a protest-caravan for freedom of movement and fair development in Westafrica.
You desribed the risks of flight and migration to Europe due to poverty and unemployment, to wars and dictatorships, and due to the oppression of the multinational companies and their political servants. That are exactly the injust realities in Africa, which we tackle and critizise with our caravan.
You fight against the EU-borderregime and the modern apartheid – as we do the same!
You fight against exploitation and scapegoating and you demand equal rights – as we do the same!
We will bring these common demands from Bamako during our two weeks-tour through Westafrica and afterwards to the World Social Forum in Dakar. And we will – if necessary – promote your struggle in Dakar again and call for more transnational solidarity.
The network Afrique-Europe-Interact wishes you strength and sucess in your resistance.