Category Archives: EU

Taking a Shower at #Moria on #Lesvos: Christmas 2017 in #Europe

I arrived in the Moria camp in the early afternoon. It’s December the 25th and so its Christmas. Like always the smell of burning plastic was everywhere. While many people were celebrating the birth of a refugee in Bethlehem, who … Continue reading

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Cars of Hope at #Lesvos: “Despair in Peoples Eyes, Hunger, Broken Shoes, Improvised Tents and Wet Clothes. Welcome to Europe!”

It’s cold on Lesvos. Around 4 or 5 degrees Celsius or even less during the night. The military run Moria camp is on a hill and the wind makes it even feel colder. Images in my head. The same images … Continue reading

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Fascist Attacks Against #RefugeesGr and Supporters on #Lesvos

It was a heavy week on Lesvos, a violent fascist mob, supported by cops forced refugees to (at least temporarily) stop the occupation of Sappho square in Mytilini. On Saturday many people protested against the fascist mob, deportations and for … Continue reading

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Sea-Watch: Complete Footage of Libyan Coast Guard Escalation During Rescue on November 6, 2017

Sea-Watch released the complete footage of the escalation by the Libyan coast guard during a rescue operation on November 6, 2017. Image: Screenshot of the video of the Seawatch rescue operation on November 6, 2017.

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#RefugeesGR #Lesvos: Update From Hell

Statement by 105FM, Self-organized radio of Mytilene.

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#RefugeesGR #Lesvos: Hunger Striker in #Moria Detention for Deportation

Lesvos. Yesterday we reported that one of the hunger strikers, Hesam Shaeri Hesari, was arrested. Today people found out Hesam Shaeri Hesari was brought to the Moria detention center for deportation after his arrest. Image: Hesam Shaeri Hesari, one of the … Continue reading

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#RefugeesGR: 3 Dead Bodies Washed Ashore on #Lesvos – Hunger Strikes Continue

The border policies of the EU member states continue to kill people. According to refugees a boat of the Turkish coast guard intercepted a dinghy in Greek waters and shots were fired. Three dead bodies have been washed ashore on … Continue reading

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Joint Statement: Open the Islands – No More Dead #RefugeesGR from Cold

Solidarity groups and organisations call for urgent action as winter is coming for refugees in Greece. Enough is Enough is one of the initiatives that signed the statement. On December 16 we will return to Greece to report from the … Continue reading

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#RefugeesGR: Lies and Deception on #Lesvos

Earlier this week refugees from the Moria prison camp protested on Lesvos. On August 30 the police and EASO promised that the protesters would rech all their demands on  September 1 when they return to Moria. Earlier this week there … Continue reading

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Guard of #Moria Prison Camp Threatened Protesting #RefugeesGR With Violence

– Afghan asylum seekers’ occupation of Sappho Square in Lesvos ends. – Authorities promise to resolve all cases within two days, or face further action. – The protesters faced violent night-time attack and abuse from an off-duty Moria prison guard. … Continue reading

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