[Imc-uk-features] feature: migrant demo(352552)
anap at riseup.net
Sat Oct 7 08:37:59 PDT 2006
deano at aktivix.org wrote:
> Hello indys,
> I think this translation from IMC Canaries should be included somewhere in this
> feature, the extract from the manifesto is great:
This has been done. They even put a "english below" link at the top for
our readers :-) thanks dean for the translation.
... as usual too few people taking on too much, so help on irc most welcome.
(one of the too few;-))
> Call to March in Solidarity with Migrants
> Friday, 6th of October
> 18:30 from the Monument of the Vela Latina, Avenue Maritima in S.Telmo Park, Las
> For Migrant Rights. No to Economic Terrorism.
> Extract from the Manifesto of the call to protest:
> We refuse to be complicit in the barbarism that capitalist imperialism gives
> rise to with impunity in the countries of the southern hemisphere.
> We demand:
> The immediate cessation of police and military activities that put the lives of
> those trying to arrive on the Canaries, at risk. The provision of all forms of
> emergency relief necessary for migrants.
> The elimination of the politics of European control of borders and an end to
> European militarization of borders.
> Complete ban on multi-nationals’ exploitation of natural resources in the
> countries of Latin America, Asia and Africa.
> That all resources necessary are made available for the dignified attention to
> those migrants arriving in the Canaries (including assistance for all needs
> relating to health and food).
> That all resources necessary are offered in order to attend to migrants’ rights,
> with interpreters and legal assistance, in order to guarantee respect of their
> rights and protection to those who have suffered persecution.
> That all forms of forced repatriation are stopped. We should not permit the
> Spanish Government to act against international laws and fundamental Human
> That adequate infrastructures and human resources are made available for the
> specific treatment of unaccompanied children, in line with international laws.
> Recognition of equal rights for all.
> That all external debts of Southern countries are cancelled. That the
> historical debts, formed by colonialist exploitation over the centuries, are
> That respect is given to all free and sovereign development of African
> countries, such as the independent management of African countries’ resources.
> Only in this way will solutions be found to the current difficulties faced by
> African countries so that they are able to change a future of poverty and
> That an end is put to all forms of walls and fencing that currently prevent
> freedom of movement.
> DO OR DIE!
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