6th of February: Sit-in in front of the Spanish consulate in Tanger at 11:00am.
Exhibition of photos and commemoration ceremony at 2:00pm.
Mass of the commemoration at the Catholic Cathedral (the Boulevard) at 5:00pm.
7th of February: Commemoration at the fences near Fnideq at 3:00pm.
7th of February: Demonstration from the “Ceti” (Migrants registration Center) to the beach of Tarajal at 4.00pm. #marcha7f
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Call-out to all affected by the war waged by the European Union against migrants and refugees.
On 6th February 2014, hundreds of migrants were trying, in a collective action, to overcome the border at the Spanish enclave Ceuta, by sea. The Spanish Guardia Civil, in response to the attempt to enter EU territory, fired on the people in the sea with rubber bullets and tear gas. Moroccan police, supported by racist inhabitants, also participated in the deadly hunt.
15 persons were officially reported dead, and yet over 50 were missing! Thousands more have been killed, injured and pushed-back illegally through the Spanish-Moroccan border since.
A year after this murder – in addition to many others that caused the death and disappearance of migrants – we still demand the member states of the European Union to respect the fundamental rights which must be guaranteed for every person in the world, not only for western citizens.
We express our solidarity with all migrants who risk their lives, continuously pushed to take the desert and the sea to get through the brutal security measurements of the fortress europe and their execution by north-African authorities. Continue reading