Tunisian Fishermen Block Anti-Immigrant European Ship from Docking at Port

HeadlineAug 09, 2017

In Tunisia, a group of fishermen have stopped a ship of far-right, anti-immigrant European activists from docking, in a protest aimed at preventing the ship from carrying out its goal of blocking boats of refugees from reaching Europe. The boat, called the C-Star, is manned by white far-right-wing activists with the French group Generation Identity. In response to its planned docking to refuel at Tunisia’s Zarzis harbor, workers and fishermen organized protests and vowed to blockade the refueling channel, forcing the ship to turn away. One port official told the BBC, “Us let in racists here? Never.”

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