For Life – Internationalism and Justice Instead of G7
The G7 can be understood as an image of global injustice and the continuation of oppressive colonial structures. The summit brings together the heads of states of the global north (Japan, France, Great-Britain, Italy, Germany, Canada, and the United States), where they deliberate on the crisis of the world and how to solve them. This year they do so under the German presidency, with the motto: „Fortschritt für eine gerechte Welt“, while excluding the peoples, that are affected most by the global crises of environmental destruction, recessions and war. It seems, the G7 are aware, that their economic and political power relies on the exploitation of countries of the global south.
Like 7 years ago, we are organising a G7-Mobilisation-Tour. For the duration of this tour, activists from the Global South will speak of their struggles – struggles that (almost) always are directed at multinational corporations or neocolonial politics of the bad governments. For this trip we are looking for groups all over Germany who want to host the activists and organise an event with them.
The trip will start on 6.06.2022 and we want to be out and about until the start of the G7 Protestcamp in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on June 25th, 2022. From June 25th to 29th we will be at the protest camp with the caravan, where we’ll curate a program-tent with internationalist topics. You can find more information under Actions > G7 Mobilisation Tour. The schedule of the tour will be published in the Events section.
Last Tuesday, the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen has issued a ban against our camp. This has generated extensive media coverage and caused much outrage. So want to come among men, the next week to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in order to protest the G7, no uncertainty arises, we would like to explain in this text, what the ban means concretely.