No Border Folk - acoustic fundraiser 05/08/09

Wednesday 5th August, 7.30pm-11pm

at The Dog House, 293 Kennington Road, Kennington, SE11 6BY

* Jessica Grace
* Mondesir
* Trent Miller & The Skeleton Jive
* Luke Rosier

Suggested donation: £4 waged, £3 unwaged

Noborder Camp Debrief Meeting in London

If you have been to the Noborder Camp in Calais and like to feedback positive or negative experience, you are welcome to come to our next London Noborders Meeting on Thursday July 9th, 7pm at LARC (London Action Resource Centre), 62 Fieldgate Street, Whitechapel )

We will dedicate the first hour of our meeting for a debrief of the camp.
If you cannot come to this meeting but feel like writing some feedback, please email London NoBorders.

Calais No Border camp statement

The following "Camp Statement" was agreed at a meeting of the camp on Sunday 28th June.

Camp Statement

Crossing the Channel: Noborder Camp in Calais 23-29th of June 2009

Initiatives from France, the UK and Belgium organised the transnational Noborder Camp in Calais, France, a week of convergence, discussions and protest, which took place from 23-29th of June 2009, including a transnational demonstration for Freedom of Movement on June 27th 2009.

Transnational Demonstration (Photos): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Articles on Indymedia UK: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Articles on Lille Indymedia (en): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15

Radio Interview (10min, en)
Daily Camp Newspaper: June 23rd | June 24th
Microblogging: on | NoBorders South Wales on Twitter
See also: Camp Info Website | Directions to the camp | Callout [en]| Video call out | Transnational demo in Calais | Travel Info | First aid call out | Breaking the Law of the Jungle (background article) | Repression against Refugees and Supporters in Northern France (again) | more articles

Demonstration at Crawley Bus Company

A demonstration was held today (30th June) at WH Tours bus company in Crawley, in protest at its involvement in the deportation of dozens of migrants to Nigeria via a charter flight.

Demonstrators entered the car park at the premises carrying banners, but WH Tours employees claimed that the bus carrying those to be deported had just left.

Employees at WH Tours confirmed that the company is indeed involved with the UK Borders agency in assisting with mass expulsions.

Solidarity protest for Yarls Wood hunger strike - this Friday midday-2pm

In solidarity with the detainees on hunger strike since Tuesday in Yarls Wood immigration prison in Bedford, a protest has been called this Friday 19th June, from midday-2pm at the offices of Serco (the company that runs Yarls Wood).

Please bring banners and instruments!

Address: Serco Institute, 22 Hand Court, off High Holborn, WC1V 6JF

More info about the hunger strike:

Call for first aiders and medical support for the Calais NoBorder Camp

Experiences from over a decade of action camps and mobilisations have
shown that when we come together for mass action it is important to
collectively organise the capacity to deal with medical emergencies. It
has also shown that when we take to the streets to protest against police
and state brutality and social control, we are often putting ourselves at
considerable risk. The French police in particular are known for their
excessive use of tear gas and concussion grenades. It is therefore