xenophobia

Bloodstrawberries in Manolada

When immigrant workers from Bangladesh demanded their wages after going unpaid for six months, in Manolada, Greece, their supervisors shot at them. Over 20 were injured and had to be treated in hospital. x-pressed reports that police are going into the hospital to arrest and deport them, and journalists are being chased off the farm […]

The Pogrom of Lichtenhagen – 20 years later the EU is making the same mistakes

Today is the last day of the 20th anniversary of the events (often called ‘riots’) of Rostock-Lichtenhagen. In Germany, it is also referred to as the pogrom of Rostock-Lichtenhagen. The GDR had been under travel and immigration restrictions, but did have immigrant workers. 368 Vietnamese workers had come to Rostock since 1981, mostly to work […]