to commemorate the eleven dead and countless survivors of the Schiphol Fire
The commemoration of the Schiphol Fire (26-10-2005) will take place on Monday 26th of October 2009. The Schiphol People will stand together with the eleven dead at their monument at the foot of the fence of the detention complex at Schiphol Oost.
we are here
to make a life again
together as one
The Schiphol Fire that took eleven lives in the night of the 26th of October 2005 is commemorated at the same place and at the same time. At the memorial for the eleven dead migrants that stands at the fence of the detention centre at Schiphol Airport. Survivors and relatives of the dead stand together as one.
Listen to the Call to come to commemorate on M2M Radio
Hear the Opening speeches by Papa Sakho (English), Niko Sharapov (Dutch), Georgi Kvantrashvili (Russian/Dutch), Ricky (English), Gladys Toekaja (Dutch) and Jennifer (Dutch) and “Don’t stay away“, by Jos Zandvliet.
Photo’s by Rob Nelisse from 2008
Photo’s by Anja Meulenbelt
Auction on Ebay.
On sale is the confiscated Poster “Reisbureau Rita, adequaat tot het bittere einde”.
The returns will be used to end the Dutch detention complex.
Rita Verdonk was minister of Immigration Intimidation at the time of the fire.
Tuesday 3rd of November, in De Balie from 5 – 7 p.m.
Presentation of the findings of the enquiries into four dimensions of the Schiphol Fire. With a visual presentation of the Mobile Migration Monument by Tjebbe van Tijen and the final of the Auction of the Rita Poster.
Four workshops to re-think the Schiphol Fire. One is also in English: campaigning dilemma’s: how to change the debate on migration in Holland.