How to improve the rights of the seasonal workers in agriculture?

Press release Turin, 4th of February 2010

The Working group “seasonal workers, migrations and agriculture” of the European Coordination Via Campesina met on the 29th and 30th of January 2010 in Turin, 15 days after the events in Rosarno.

The working group agreed that:

  • The Common Agricultural Policy has supported the concentration and industrialization of the European agricultural production leading to the impoverishment and disappearance of many peasants and has increased the exploitation of workers.

  • The events of Rosarno form part of a migratory policy indifferent to respect for human rights, a practice unfortunately widespread throughout Europe and generated by a globalisation of economic exchanges to the detriment of populations and a just distribution of common goods.

 

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Help us stop the construction of the border wall!

For many years we have been struggling against the atrocity being built by Bush at the US-Mexico border. Now, we are in a crucial stage of our efforts to stop the wall.

About a month ago, the government started to build the wall in our border region: El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua; the rural area of El Paso and Hudspeth counties and the Valley of Juárez (from Ciudad Juárez to El Porvenir); and Sunland Park, New Mexico and Anapra, Juárez, México. This wall of death that they are planning to construct will be more than 18 ft. high and almost 60 miles long at a cost of 7.5 million dollars per mile.

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March against the wall

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May Day in the US/Mexico: General strike on the border!

For the rights of migrants and all workers!
To summon us to the mobilizations which will take place in the United States the first day of may, 2007, International Workers Day, the Border Peoples’ Union issues a call to participate in the March of the Workers in the City of Juarez, Chihuahua and in the demonstration in El Paso, Texas.
This day of struggle is dedicated to demand rights for immigrant workers, their families, and for all working people, in this manner to denounce:

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