we dont need EUROPE . a struggle for freedom and autonomy must refuse the concept of europe itself

At the moment the Greek riot police (MAT) as well as the Macedonian police and army is constantly attacking the people that are struggling to cross the border at Idomeni.
On Thursday, 3rd of December, the passage was completely blocked for everyone. The people that are there (some are for almost 2 weeks) keep their resistance.
As to be expected, UNHCR and all the NGOs left, abandoning the people and then coming back together with the strong police reinforcement. Some „volunteers“ are persuading the people to go back to Athens. UNHCR speaks about a three day ultimatum for the people to leave. In Greece, „camps“ for the migrants have been prepared on isolated locations and a deportation by force is a threat.
It has been clear to many of us since long time ago and now is even more obvious than ever: Europe — as a cooperation of capitalist states — is not meant to give people help and a safe life. There is a interest behind the „humanitarian passage“ that was set up this autumn. A total control of the movement, selectivity, segregation, the eu member states only see useful human capital, a working force that any moment they can decide to send “back”.
We stand behind the statement that no matter where from the people should be free to decide where they want to move and live!
The Europe that is „united“ with its governments and humanitarian organizations, will never open its outer borders voluntarily out of „good will“ – because this capitalist Europe will always need illegalized people, or people with difference in status, as those who can be easily exploited. These European countries have colonized many people and are still doing it through their companies that exploit resources and the population in the „non-western“ world. And now even more they are making decisions to do bombing and destroying, to declare a so called war…
Brothers and sisters,

we hear the call for freedom in Idomeni as well as from many different places: Calais, Ceuta, Ventimiglia, … but we are worried when we see that many of us still refer so much to national “groups”. Nations and nationality is dividing us. EU oppressive politics want

Idomeni_2015_12_02_07s division. They want that Iraqis and Syrians are against Afghans, they want the Iranians and Pakistanis not to be together, they want people from North-African countries not to be seen as equal, and there are too many more examples on this „difference-making“ between so called groups.

As well as in our home countries, that also have a system of division and discrimination, people are divided when being put under oppression by the fortress Europe.

But out on the borders and in the camps, and in the prisons, and in the streets of the big cities: we see many encounters of comradeship, people whose stories are differing from each other but have the same goal: to live in dignity, not to be dependent on a paper in order to be seen as a human.
Lets stand together! And be diverse in our ways of resistance!
“Volunteers“ start being just “people”, refuse to be a part the European hegemony, refuse to be part of the „good face of Europe through the voluntary work“!
None of the migrants should feel obligated to „ask for being accepted“ or “beg to cross the border”,but instead its passible to take what is already there and fight for it: the freedom to move and stay!
We are all born free. Lets reclaim our freedom!
Wherever and whenever there are fences and borders and resisting people behind, solidarizing and taking part of breaking the fence and the policy of camps/prisons should be our priority (no matter the perspective, non-citizen or citizen).

 

no borders_no cry

solidarity banner in Niš (Serbia)

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