Die Knastrevolte in der ‘Elwe’

Am 24.07. is the anniversary of the revolt from approx. 40 Deportation detainees in the Kassel JVA 'Elwe' for 27. Times. The revolting protesters protested against the threat of deportation and the disastrous conditions of detention.

“I will not stop, to claim my basic rights!”

Leyla and Meryem Lacin have been fighting since 30 Years for a right to stay in Germany. Since October last year they have been supported by an initiative made up of friends and work colleagues. However, the situation has not improved since then, but rather deteriorated: Recently a file inspection revealed, that the regional council of Kassel is preparing their deportation to Turkey.

Meat company Plukon: Industrial exploitation at the gates of Kassel

The meat company Plukon operates in Gudensberg, knapp 20 km southwest of Kassel, Hesse's largest poultry slaughterhouse. There will be about 130.000 Chickens slaughtered per day. Plukon is over with a total 425 Million chickens killed each year the second largest chicken company in the EU – and thus a central player in the …

Start of the Lübcke investigation committee

“What did the right-wing extremist scene in Northern Hesse look like??” – this question was the focus of the first public meeting of the committee of inquiry into the murder of Walter Lübcke in the Hessian state parliament. In the committee, the political environment of Stephan Ernst and Markus Hartmann is to be clarified and any misconduct by the security authorities to be determined.

"Leyla und Meryem: STAY!“

On Monday the 01.03.2021 demanded around 200 People in front of the town hall “Leyla and Meryem: stay". They demonstrated for the secure residence and a work permit for Leyla and Meryem Lacin. The rally was organized by the initiative for Leyla and Meryem consisting of friends of Leyla and Meryem.

You don't kill “out of love”

An excerpt from the situation in Kassel provides information about the background and prevention options for violence against women in heterosexual partnerships.

Demo “Legalize abortions! Sabotaging anti-feminism!”

Am 14.11. 2020 gathered around 250 Demonstrators in front of the town hall under the motto “Legalize abortions! Sabotaging anti-feminism!- In Kassel and everywhere!“. A broad feminist alliance in solidarity with women and queers in Poland called for it.