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Join us on Monday, Dec. 12 @ 19h in New Yorck in Bethanien, Mariannenplatz 2a – 10997 Berlin U Kottbusser Tor
The state and their police hordes descended on Calais in heavy numbers this October to evict the jungle which used to house thousands of people
on their way to the UK. Police have cleared and demolished the jungle and are arresting any person without documents remaining in the city.
While their brutality is a day-to-day affair in Calais (and elsewhere), this October signalled a clear increase in state repression. Besides the state, there is wide-spread corporate involvement in Europe’s repressive migration policies. Also in Calais, security companies have a flourishing industry from privatization of border control inspections to the manufacturing of tear gas & drones; from detention & detainee transport contractors to constantly increasing fences & walls along the highway. Join this info-evening for updates on the recent situation in Calais as well as an exploration of the border regime in Calais and its collaborators.
[ This event will be in English but translation in German can be provided if needed (possibly in other languages too – if you need translation in other languages shoot us an email before at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can try to arrange it]