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(en) Germany, Cologne, Police shut down noborder Camp

From www.no-racism.net <fewor@no-racism.net>
Date Sun, 10 Aug 2003 07:37:22 +0200 (CEST)

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Some 300 people at the noborder* Camp in Cologne are surrounded, cut off and
arrested by police on Saturday, 9th of August 2003. About 30 people were injured
when batons were drawn and teargas fired against protesters, who wanted to stop
the police entering the camp.
watch Video: http://kanalb.net/spezial-koeln2003/stress.rm
The water was stopped for approximatley 30 minutes whileas temperature were
rising to about 40 degrees, the teargas causing more severe burns in warm
weather. The telephone and internet connection was also cut twice. Activists are
calling for solidarity actions and demonstrations to protest against the police

The police surrounded the noborder camp in Cologne today, to repress an
antirascist demonstration against a neonazi march. Imc Germany reports 2500
police surrounding the camp and calling for the protesters to go to the exit and
disolve the camp after searching and taking pictures and identities of
everybody. It is said, that the city administration has also withdrawn its
permission for usage of the camp site.

Meanwhile, the latest information 11pm CET, the Police arrested 300 (other say
150) people. There were also refugees and people without papers arrested. The
police told before, that 70 percent of the campist@s are criminals.

Supporters of the camp have also gathered outside the camp. First solidarity
actions startes in Cologne and some other cities in Germany.

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