Dance for Maedeh Hojabri in front of the Iranian embassy in Berlin

Dance for Maedeh Hojabri in front of the Iranian embassy in Berlin

Activists held a rally in front of the embassy of Iran in Berlin to free Maedeh Hojabri. They demanded civil rights and democracy in the Islamic Republic. They danced in solidarity with the detained Iranian woman.

Maedeh Hojabri was arrested after the 18 year old woman uploaded a video at Instagram of herself dancing. She is threated by a sentence of four years in prison and 80 lashes.

 

Vigil held in Berlin to remember Jamal Nasser M.

Vigil held in Berlin to remember Jamal Nasser M.

Dozens of activists held a vigil for Jamal Nasser M. who committed suicide in Kabul, Afghanistan days ago after being deported from Germany. Deportations to Afghanistan are highly controversial due the unsecure situation in the war torn country.

At a press conference Germany's Minister for Internal Affairs Horst Seehofer made jokes about the deportation of 69 Afghans to their home country at his own 69th birthday. Jamal Nasser M. was one of them.

 

Ten thousand march in Berlin to save refugees in the Mediterranean Sea

Ten thousand march in Berlin to save refugees in the Mediterranean Sea

Up to 12,000 attended a demonstration in Berlin's inner city to march against the restrictive asylum policy forced by Germany's Minister for Internal Affairs Horst Seehofer (CSU). The activists showed their solidarity with "Mission Lifeline", "Sea Watch" and other organizations whichs rescue refugees from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea. They condemned the Eurpoean Union for betraying its humanitarian values.

"Black Lives Matter" march in Berlin

"Black Lives Matter" march in Berlin

Hundreds attended a "Black Lives Matter" march in Berlin organized by the black community. In speeches and on signs they condemned the every day racism they are affected from. They also demanded the renaming of streets with racist names.

Against the German asylum policy: rally was held in Berlin

Against the German asylum policy: rally was held in Berlin

Dozens of activists, among them many refugees, held a rally in front of the seat of the German parliament in Berlin to critizise the asylum policy of the German government. Especially the change of the law which undermines the right of family reunification and the planned central camps for incoming refugees were condemned.