[noborders-brum] Re: [sheffield-noborders] Re: Proposal from London No Borders 4 a gathering

noborderswales at riseup.net noborderswales at riseup.net
Fri Feb 10 08:19:09 UTC 2006


  some people from the wales group would also like to come to a country
wide meet up, is it definitely going to be the 4/5 weekend of march?

> Hello from No borders Sheffield..
> we very much like the idea of UK wide noborders meeting, we would like
> to propose to have it in a more central location and offer Sheffields
> Social Centre Matilda
> http://www.matilda.aktivix.org
> for the potential next time....as such to allow people from north and
> south to come...
> we will come to London with at least two on the 3rd-4th....
> Best
> No borders sheff
> Am 07.02.2006 um 23:29 schrieb Shiar:
>> Great!
>> I guess then we should start working on a draft agenda and the like.
>> One
>> idea is to use Make Borders History's wiki:
>> http://wiki.makebordershistory.org/index.php/Main_Page
>> I've already put up a heading for No Borders meeting in the Events
>> section
>> there, with a couple of subtitles. Feel free to change or add anything.
>> Personally, 11-12 March would be better for me, but even 3-4th is all
>> right.
>> Best,
>> --
>> Shiar
>> sara b <sara_b37 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> We discussed at the last meeting of No Borders (London) to circulate a
>>> proposal amongst No Borders groups around the country to all meet up
>>> for a
>>> gathering.
>>> Over the past year, new groups have formed using the name/banner "No
>>> Borders" and therefore will feel that, though informal, we can
>>> potentially
>>> create a relationship with different groups with the view of
>>> strengthening
>>> the resistance and level of agititation against the Border regimes,
>>> restrictions of movement and all deportations.
>>> During the last few months since London No Borders was formed we have
>>> been
>>> attempting to develop a political strategy which encompasses the
>>> following:
>>> 1.Detainee support group (providing access to good lawyers, bail
>>> surities,
>>> money, visiting, actions)
>>> 2.Defiance NOT Compliance (supporting workers who resist the states
>>> plans
>>> to
>>> enforce internal border controls in services and the workplace -
>>> social
>>> services/housing/healthcare/education..etc)
>>> 3 Close down detention centres & reporting centres (support
>>> anti-detention
>>> centre campaigns).
>>> 4.Global/European co-ordination (contributing to networks like
>>> Frassinito,
>>> participating in international days of action and previous calls for
>>> action).
>>> Some of our ideas and activities have been inspired by other No
>>> Borders
>>> groups in the UK and we feel that any communication which can be
>>> developed
>>> would aid what we are all doing. In addition we would like to
>>> construct a
>>> forum which we can present some ideas for a unified day of actions in
>>> the
>>> UK
>>> this April.
>>> As this is just an intialy "feeler" for such a gathering we thought
>>> the
>>> first step was to suggest a possible date & location.  We hope to be
>>> able
>>> to
>>> work on a structure together with other groups, with workshops and
>>> discussions that encompass our political structure and enable us to
>>> move
>>> forward to tak eaction, and with the additional aim of welcoming those
>>> with
>>> an interest in becomming involved in No Borders activity.
>>> Date:
>>> Sat 4th/Sun 5th March or Sat 11th/Sun 12th March
>>> Location:
>>> Ex-SSEES Occupied Social Centre - Central London
>>> We welcome any responses or suggestions from other No Borders groups.
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