DE: de-defencing tour started

23.Aug.04 - the german anti lager action tour (20.aug - 05 sept) has begun with a first action at the deportation prison in brahmsche. about 600 people protested against the deportation-camp which as one of the largest of its type in europe. The camp houses 550 asylum seekers that are considered by the german authorities to have no 'long term residency perspective' and are therefore interned under conditions which are supposed to 'encourage their willingness to return to their countries of origin'.
During the demonstration the participants attempted to tear down the camps outer fence but were stopped by violent police intervention.

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open the gate now!

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