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Wearebornfree! Empowerment Radio (We!R) is a radio programm organized by Refugees & Friends to empower each other.

The current situation of refugees in Germany and Europe requires us to rethink political strategies. The current wave of welcoming culture is very important in order to show alternatives to the racist hatred that is getting stronger each day. At the same time this wave comes exactly at the time when our refugee movement has become very weak to almost not-existing. The so-called civil society chooses to be in the helping position instead of supporting self organized refugee resistance. This is a step back, it puts us back to being the helped, supposedly passive, object while the helpers are becoming a new lobby.

How can we deal with these developments? How can we come out of the watching, the passive position, back into the acting, pro-active, demanding one? How to organize protest against the horrible law changes which are not (much) considered by helpers and white charity?

It serves as a platform for refugees and other marginalized people like women, children, LGBTIQ, Black people and People of Color and others. We!R will also be a network to reach those we cannot reach through street protests politically, socially, culturally and economically.