In the Netherlands are there already 3 months of direct-actions, demonstrations, people who open their house for refugees. On April 10, there was a demonstration in which 15.000 people participated.
Anti-deportation action Belgium
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In Belgium there was an action (pictures 1 | 2) against the collective deportation of refugees by military planes from the Benelux-countries(Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg) and also a demonstration at a closed center that exists already five years. In february, Iranian refugees were arrested when they wanted to hand over a petition to the Minister of Internal affairs. Earlier overview
In France there are actions in different cities. In Lille, 42 Guinean woman are holding a hungerstrike since April 1, they want a better place to stay: now 130 personnes have to live on 40 square meters. An occupation of an university some weeks ago was broken up agressivly by riotpolice, some people were beaten so hard they lost blood and had to go to a hospital. News from Paris
In Helsinki, Finland, there was a solidarity demostration against the deportation of more than 200 Roma from Finland to Slovakia. Report | Pictures.
Other European countries: Italy | Germany | Austria Feature on Roma. | Switserland | Map of Fortress Europe (pdf)