Tracing the violent strategies that lead to the deaths of people on the move is crucial, as ignorance only reinforces the silent and invisible cycle of brutality behind the borders, resulting in more unseen deaths.
This approach to managing migration makes sure that the borders are closed and militarized, and that third countries take the “burden” of dealing with people who are trying to escape war, poverty, and absolute destitution.
As the rising specter of far-right and fascist elements in Lesvos triggers street violence and a collapse of public order, the EU has simultaneously lost all legitimacy as harbingers of human rights, justice, and the rule of law.
Organizing outside of American nationalism means organizing with an increasingly international consciousness regarding the working class and proletariat on a global scale, and finding ties with projects and efforts that are happening throughout the world.
We have been alerted, we have been warned: three significant outbursts of indignation and information from an overlooked flashpoint in Fortress Europe’s worsening border crisis: the Bosnian-Croatian border.
“I still dream about what I suffered in the migrant detention center. As a mother it hurt to see the suffering of my son and the children around me. I want this story written for them, so that it’s known what migrants are suffering.”