Migration policies and anti-Black racism in the Maghreb

Public Migreurop meeting - 6 octobre 2023 - Marseille

On the occasion of its 2023 General Assembly in Marseille, Migreurop is organizing a public meeting on migration policies and anti-black racism in the Maghreb.

Friday 6 octobre 2023 18h30 - 21h
CocoVelten - 16 rue Bernard du Bois, 13001 Marseille

(Only in French/no interpretation)

6:30 - 7:20 PM: PART 1
Moderator: Nawal Karroum (Migreurop)

Welcome address (5’)
6:35 – 6:45 pm: Introduction by Aminata Pagni (GADEM/online)
6:45 – 7:00 pm: History of anti-black racism in North Africa. Some fundamental points to understand current events with Célia Sadai (independent researcher)
7:00 – 7:15 pm: Negrophobia in contemporary North Africa. Experiences and local social movements with Sani Ladan (ELIN)
7:15 – 7:30 pm: Questions and answers

10’ break

7:40 - 8:30 PM: PART 2
Moderator: Elsa Tyszler (Migreurop)

7:40 – 7:55 pm: Outsourcing European migration policies to the Maghreb. Reflections on the racialized repression of migrants with Khadija Ainani (Moroccan Association for Human Rights)

7:55 – 8:10 pm: Propagation and reinforcement of the extreme right today: state racism and online racism with Maher Hanin (Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights/online)

8:10 – 8:30 pm: Questions and answers

8:30 – 9:00 PM: DISCUSSION

Image: Demonstration in support of migrants and against racism at the call of civil society following the words of Kais Saied, President of Tunisia, against sub-Saharan migrants in Tunisia. Tunis, Tunisia, on February 25, 2023. Photo by Nicolas Fauque/ABACAPRESS.COM

Videos of the speeches will be available soon.