migrants

  • New Years Blockade at Youth Detention Tent City

    January 2, 2019
    Tornillo, TX – Indigenous people, migrant rights activists, and their allies are entering the second week of a protest occupation at the gates of the USA’s largest detention facility for immigrant children. The controversial prison camp, which exclusively holds immigrant minors, is based in Tornillo,…...
  • Hunger Strike Ends with March on U.S. Consulate

    December 13, 2018
    Tijuana, Mexico – After fourteen days of an ongoing hunger strike to bring attention to human rights violations against the migrant caravan, members of Pueblos Sin Fronteras met with Mexican officials at the National Institute of Migration (INM).  They also met with U.S. Officials at…...
  • Border Patrol Arrests Migrants Crossing U.S./Mexico Border Wall

    December 4, 2018
    Tijuana, Mexico – On Monday, December 3, 2018, Unicorn Riot witnessed migrants arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents after crossing the border wall near the Pacific ocean. The arrests came as numbers of migrants desperate to seek asylum in the United States grow,…...
  • Migrants Moved to New Center as Hunger Strike Continues

    December 3, 2018
    Tijuana, Mexico – Thousands of migrants have been relocated to a new migrant shelter and await what changes may come as the new Mexican President takes office. Caravan Moved to New Shelter in Tijuana Mexico from Unicorn Riot on Vimeo. In the shelter, migrants found…...
  • Tear Gas at Border as Asylum Seekers Attempt to Cross

    November 26, 2018
    Tijuana, Mexico – Groups of asylum seekers that marched to the U.S./Mexico border to protest delays in the asylum process on November 25 were tear gassed by police forces from the United States. The march from Tijuana ran into lines of Mexican riot police as…...
  • Asylum Seekers from Caravans Gather Along U.S./Mexico Border

    November 23, 2018
    Mexico/U.S. Border – Unicorn Riot sent a team of two that spent five days from November 15 to 20, 2018 along the United States/Mexico border south of San Diego, California as caravans of asylum seekers arrived in Tijuana, Mexico. We witnessed coils of razor wire…...
  • Greece’s First Housing Squat for Refugees & Migrants, Notara 26

    May 8, 2018
    Athens, Greece – Notara 26, a refugee and migrant housing squat in Athens, has housed over 7,000 refugees and migrants since its inception in September 2015. Unicorn Riot visited and toured Notara 26, the self-organized squat in the Exarcheia neighborhood of Athens, Greece. During our…...
  • Social Center Burned Down by Nazis & Nationalists in Thessaloniki, Greece

    January 23, 2018
    Thessaloniki, Greece – Using the cover of a large nationalist rally over Macedonia naming rights, Nazis and nationalists attacked two social centers (burning one to the ground), vandalized a Holocaust Memorial and tore down a sign promoting religious tolerance. Although dozens of police were present,…...
  • Humanitarian Arrested After Group Releases Report Implicating US Border Patrol

    January 23, 2018
    Ajo, AZ – Hours after the release of a report titled ‘Interference with Humanitarian Aid: Death and ​Disappearance on the US-Mexico Border‘, which exposes the US Border Patrol’s efforts to destroy water, food, and blankets left by humanitarian aid workers, agents arrested an aid provider…...
  • Bomb Explodes at Hamburg Transit Station, Neo-Nazi Arrested

    December 21, 2017
    Hamburg, Germany – At the S-Bahn Station, a bag packed with nails, screws, and pyrotechnics were placed on the train platform on Sunday evening, December 17th. According to witnesses, the bomb explosion sent shrapnel flying through the air, breaking several windows. Police initially reported that…...