As one amongst many cases of unjust criminalisation of refugees in Bavarian transit camps, Aarona Kumba and Moussa Ndiame Dia will 27.03.18 be facing trial on false charges for grievous bodily harm (gefährliche Körperverletzung) on private security company employees at the AEO Bamberg. In September 2017...

https://vimeo.com/191335143 Le 11 Novembre 2016, date anniversaire du sommet de la Valette, les groupes de refugié-e-s et migrant-es  Africain-e-s et le réseau Afrique-Europe-Interact se sont rassemblés pour protester devant différentes ambassades africaines à Berlin- Niger, Mali, Maroc- et devant l’organe allemand de développement ((Deutsche Gesellschaft für...

https://vimeo.com/209472961   What is mobility in Africa? What is the broader context of the Valletta process? Why does travelling to Europe today require taking a boat and risking to die?  Is there a rising “migratory wave” towards Europe? What is Europe afraid of? Why is circular migration possible...

https://vimeo.com/190826869   What is the impact of the Valletta summit? Which policies is the EU trying to impose to control African mobility? What is Europe’s responsibility in the current crisis? How can we imagine an African agenda on migration? Mignane Diouf (MADE Africa, Dakar) was interviewed at...

https://vimeo.com/179687963   What is a biometric passport? What is the hoax about the Valletta process? What are the reasons that push young people to leave Mali? Inna Touré (Afrique-Europe-Interact, Bamako) was interviewed in Vienna, Austria at the kritnet conference Migration / Criminalisation / Resistance, 26 – 29 May,...

https://vimeo.com/179717891   What is the Valletta process? What is a laissez-passer? How are “transit countries” like Niger used in European plans to control migration? What is the function of the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa? Why are African states complying with the European migration agenda? What are...

Joseph Koroma, a citizen of Sierra Leone, was deported to Nigeria in October 2013. He had been identified as a Nigerian citizen in a MOBILE EMBASSY HEARING* of the Nigerian Embassy in Karlsruhe in June 2012. The Embassy issued him a Nigerian emergency travel certificate...

Yusupha Jarboh, a Gambian citizen, was deported with a charter flight to Nigeria on 6th June 2013 after a Nigerian emergency travel certificate had been issued to him by the Nigerian Embassy in Berlin. Jarboh was identified as a Nigerian citizen in a MOBILE EMBASSY...

https://vimeo.com/181366851   What happens at a MOBILE HEARING*? Protesters and persons who were invited to the mobile hearing of the Nigerian embassy at the Ordnungsamt Dortmund, Germany, testify. We took part in the protest against the hearing on March 3, 2016. Some weeks later we visited one...

https://vimeo.com/179603466   Yusupha Jarboh (Gambia) and Joseph Koroma (Sierra Leone) were falsely identified as Nigerians at a MOBILE HEARING* of the Nigerian embassy in Germany and deported to Lagos with Nigerian travel certificates. The two men testify about the treatment of West African nationals by German authorities...