Stonewall against Refugees – Residents Force City of Munich

More then one year ago the city of Munich presented itself to the world as a harbor for stranded refugees. Angela Merkel asked Hungarian and Austrian politicians to let through asylum seekers desperately looking forward to a better future. Those who fled were warmly welcomed by Munich citizens. One year later though in November Munich…Read more Stonewall against Refugees – Residents Force City of Munich

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Eviction of Hunger Strike Refugee Camp at Sendlinger Tor in Munich

After one month of protest camp, a protest march to Nuremberg and five days of hunger strike refugees announced to start a dry hunger strike on Saturday November 5th. After several activists collapsing due to weakness, the city of Munich decided to evict the protestors at Sendlinger Tor. The refugees tried to draw attention to…Read more Eviction of Hunger Strike Refugee Camp at Sendlinger Tor in Munich

Demonstration against Bavarian ‘Integration Law’ in Munich

On Saturday October 22nd more than 1800 people gathered in Munich to rally against the so called 'Integration law' that has been drafted by the Bavarian conservative party CSU and will worsen the situation for refugees. The participants of the demonstration were a potpourri of labor unions, parties and political groups. After smoke grenades were launched and…Read more Demonstration against Bavarian ‘Integration Law’ in Munich

Non-Citizen’s Protest March Reaches BAMF in Nuremberg

After 11 days of hiking the Non-Citizen's protest march arrives in Nuremberg. The march followed a camp at Sendlinger Tor in Munich that was pointing out the still bad situation for refugees already in Germany, but also demanding free movement for all people and options for a save passage to Europe for all people fleeing. The…Read more Non-Citizen’s Protest March Reaches BAMF in Nuremberg

PEGIDA Munich – Neonazis climb Feldherrnhalle and openly displayed Racism

As every Monday PEGIDA gathered once again on October 10th in Munich. Less then one hundred participated came together. Speeches were a mixture of openly displayed racism, confused attempts to explain that Ukrainian Church architecture is more beautiful than protestant and islamic and a relativization of Donald Trumps sexism. Furthermore a small group of neonazis was…Read more PEGIDA Munich – Neonazis climb Feldherrnhalle and openly displayed Racism

Protests against Unification Celebration in Dresden

On October 3rd the celebration of 26 years of german unity were held in Dresden. Motto of the celebration was ‚Building Bridges’. The celebration was characterized  by protests of very different types. Antifascists mobilized to remind people that nationalism and isolation, as Europe fortificates its borders against migrants, can not be a reason to hold…Read more Protests against Unification Celebration in Dresden

Non-Citizen Protest at Sendlinger Tor in Munich

Following protests in the years of 2013 at Rindermarkt and 2014 at Sendlinger Tor (24mmjournalim reported), [and many other actions] non-citizens have gathered once again at Sendlinger Tor to protest against the situation for people asking for asylum in Germany. Approximately  70 refugees are protesting in downtown Munich right now. Munich's far-right has shown up…Read more Non-Citizen Protest at Sendlinger Tor in Munich