04 Mar

Cancelled!!! Perspectives

Update: Due to Corona we decided to cancel/postpone the Event Series. Help each other and stay safe


Event series about deportation and deportation custody

Since 1919 german law contains detention pending deportation. In Dresden-Friedrichstadt a detention center was opened in late 2018. The of this form of custody is, that refugees who shall be deported cannot hide from deportation. There is no need for a crime to be placed in custody. It can be enough to miss an official appointment.

In many cases, massive violations of fundamental rights can be observed. One lawyer reported that in about 50% of his cases, people were unlawfully taken into custody. In most cases the court-decision was made after the after the deportation. Prisoners of deportation detention don’t have a lobby that fights these illegitimacies.

There are many reasons to question the purpose of prisons in our society. Yet it is quite clear, that deportation detention is a cruel way to treat people, who came to Europe to flee from war, poverty, persecution and many other legitimate reasons.

This march and april we would like to look at this topic from different perspectives. How does depotation custody work? Why can it be criticized? Who is involved? Can i support affected people? Do we actually need prisons? Come to our events between march 20th and april 23rd!

Programm

March 20th
Act in Solidarity

The contact group for deportation custody presents their work

AZ Conni: Rudolf-Leonhard-Str. 39
7 pm | Presentation in German


March 25th
Asylum and Deportation

Perspectives on deportation custody by ‘women in exile’ (Berlin)

Betriebsküche: Berliner Str. 63a
6 pm | Presentation in English


April 2nd
Screening: Deportation Class

Documentary about policing deportations in germany and their consequencesKino in der Fabrik: Tharandter Str. 33

Time will be published later on
German with English subtitles


April 8th
Perspectives on Deportation Custody

A former prisoner, a lawyer, an activist and a social worker share their experiences.

Weltclub: Königsbrücker Straße 13
6pm| Presentation in German


April 17th
3-Course-Solidarity-Menu

The money goes to repression cases related to migration issues

AZ Conni: Rudolf-Leonhard-Str. 39
6:30 pm


April 23rd
Demonstration: Together against deportation custody in Dresden

Let’s show our support to the prisoners

Bahnhof Mitte
5 pm

10 Jan

International day of Trans*people in prison

Monday, 22 January 2018, 19:00

Malobeo, Kamenzerstr. 38, 01099 Dresden

For the 3rd time the International Day of Solidarity with Trans*people in prison is going to take place.

Prison is keeping people in isolation, emotional stagnation, restricted from communication and seperated from social sourounding. Trans*people face appart from this problems, which are already enforced on people in prison, a lot of more challenges. They face a high level of violence, abuse and problems with mental health. They are frequently denied hormones and misgendered. Read More

08 Jun

Political and social situation in Russia

The presentation about economic and sociopolitical situation in Russia will be held by two anarchists from Irkutsk (Siberia) who are part of anarchist, animal rights and social initiatives. They are also defendants in the recent case of ‘wounding religious feelings’ which is a criminal offence in Russia.

Since Russia is very wide and boundless, they will try to tell about the situation in the country in general, but also accentuate the talk on the happenings in its Siberian part.

You will learn about the post-Soviet heritage, the economic crisis in Russia, relationship between the political regime and the opposition, the anarchist movement and repressions of the state.

03 Apr

Recent protests and repressions in Belarus

February and March have marked one of the most active protest period in the recent history of Belarus. Thousands of people were protesting not only against the infamous unemployment tax but against dictatorship of Lukashenko. People in the cities all around Belarus have organized their local gatherings and planning further steps in their struggle. Anarchists played an important role in those protests in several places. Reaction from the state followed – hundreds of people arrested and sentenced to short term arrests of 10-15 days, several are now prosecuted for planning riots.

During the evening we will have a presentation about the country, actual situation there and political struggle inside. After presentation there will be a chance to ask your own questions about the situation. We will be also gathering money for those affected by repressions – for fines, parcels and some money support in case people loose their jobs or don’t get paid. Presentation will be in english with german translation if required.

Saturday 08.04.2017 17:00 – 19:00 Malobeo, Kamenzer Straße 38

28 Nov

Perception and propaganda of abroad struggles by example of the Ukraine conflict

08 Dezember 2016 | 5 pm | malobeo, alternative cafe & anarchist library Kamenzer Straße 38

movie screening and discussion

People without personal connections to the area usually have to rely on the media and the perception of outside political groups when learning about struggles abroad. In our reception of the sources available to us, we often try to form an “objective” perspective and forget that we see things through a filter of our local political schema. We listen to established “experts” and don’t see our prejudice stemming from colonial/imperal perspectives.

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15 Aug

Anarchism after Fidel and Pinochet

Graffiti mit einem Vogel

25 August 2016 | 7pm | AZ Conni, Rudolf-Leonhard Str. 39

presentation and debate:

Mario is cuban historian and anarchist, member of anarchist collective Taller Libertario Alfredo López (TLAL), from the activist network Observatorio Crítico and co-founder of the Anarchist Federation in Central America and the Caribbean (FACC). Cristian is a Chilean anthropologist and member of the affinity group “Acracia”, which is part of Local Anarchist Federation of Valdivia (FALV).

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09 Jun

Prisoner Soli Dinner

26 June 2016 7pm DIY Eckladen, Rudolfstrasse 01097

In March, a wooden area was squatted in Lausitz to protest against coal mines in the region. By now, project LAUtonomia has been evicted. Activists got arested in the course of the eviction and around the mass protests by Ende Gelände in May. Tree are still in custody. One person has already started a two year prison term after violating his conditions of probation. Read More

16 Apr

Greek militarism in the age of Syriza

banner Tuesday 26 April 19:00 Hole of Fame Koenigsbruecker Str. 39

How important is army for a state, both for internal and external affairs? Does the greek state have geostrategic interests? Has the greek state expansion tensions/strategies? How old and stable are these strategies, do they change whenever the government changes? Examples of greek militarism in the age of Syriza. Greece’s role in war of Syria. The involvement of greel army in detention centers.

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18 Aug

Film/Doku: “If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front”

ifatreefallsSunday 30 August 2015 20:00 pm food 21:00 pm film DIY Eckladen

 

Within the Week of Solidarity for anarchist prisoner

In march 2001 Earth Liberation Front ELF was already listed by FBI as an eco-terrorist group. Since then a wave of repression was started in US and other countries against activists of ELF and other eco-groups. This was popularized by enviromental activists in US under the term of “The Green Scare” to refer to legal action by government against the radical environmental movement. Dozens of people got arrested and sentenced to prison, in one case even to 22 years. Through ELF court cases it was made clear that life of a human being is valued less by the jurisdictional system than interest of business – the prison terms for destroying private property were higher then for a murder.

In “If a Tree Falls” director Marshall Curry is showing the people behind ELF, their motives and political ideas. He is also giving an insight how FBI managed to arrest Daniel McGowan and other ELF activists in 2005.

Screening will be in english with english subtitles. Here you can watch the trailer:

17 Aug

Screening “Sacco and Vanzetti” documentary

saccovanzettiMonday 24 August 2015 21:00 pm Martin-Luther-Platz 01099 Dresden

 

On 23rd August 1927 american government have executed two immigrants from Italy Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti who were convicted of murdering a guard and a paymaster during the armed robbery of the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company. With the lack of evidence the main part of the trial was made around the italian background of those people and their political believes: Sacco and Vanzetti were anarchists dedicating their life to the struggle against the state. Since the rule of trial many researches were made that proved the innocence of two, however up till now the american government didn’t admit the political core of the prosecution.

The documentary “Sacco and Vanzetti” is showing apart from the trial also political and social sides of the case. The movie allows us to have a deaper look into the american society of beginning of the previous century with a focus on rascism towards immigrants, which become a serious issue for the modern day Europe.

After the screening we will have a discussion round and share our thoughts about the topics presented in the movie.

Screening will be in english with english subtitles. Here you can watch the trailer: