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#Athens: No holidays in Petrou Ralli – A letter from detained women

Athens, Greek territory. On December 19, 2019, was our last visit to Petrou Ralli Detention Center. Once more the number of detainees had increased and reached no50 50 women from 15 different countries. Indonesia, Ethiopia, Albania, Afghanistan, Georgia, Iran, Italy, Cameroon, China, Tibet, Belarus, Nigeria, Somalia, Syria, and Turkey. In our effort to talk with them, some police officers were in such close proximity that prevented women to express themselves freely about situations they experience. The behavior of some officers was also provoking towards us.

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#Lesvos, #Greece: Salam Aldeen released from prison – Forced to leave Greece

Lesvos, Greece. On December 27, Salam Aldeen was released after 16 days in prison without charges. Greek authorities forced Salam to leave the country before the end of the year.

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#Athens: Refugees return back the lost European Values for Christmas!

Athens. In the afternoon of the 24th of December, the community of the refugee housing squat Notara26 moved along towards the Christmas tree in syntagma square in order to bring back the European values to the European people.

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‘Living from day to day’ in #Bordeaux’s migrant squats

As the western French city of Bordeaux struggles to accommodate its growing migrant population, more and more squats have popped up to keep the city’s legal and illegal migrants off the streets. However, since the region appointed Fabienne Buccio as its prefect, an aggressive evacuation campaign has been set in motion; with over 70 squats having been shut down in the past 6 months alone.

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Danish emergency worker Salam Aldeen has been arrested in #Greece

Press release from Team Humanity Denmark

It’s happened again! Danish emergency worker Salam Aldeen has been arrested in Greece on charges of “public threat” because he works as a humanitarian emergency worker in Lesbos, where there is currently 20,000 refugees. Salam Aldeen has been detained and will be imprisoned until he is deported from Greece.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 9: “I tell my children, don’t be afraid”

This is part nine in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 8: “Everywhere I look I see a story”

This is part eight in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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Voices of #Notara26 Interviews from the struggle in #Exarcheia. Part 7: “Here we sleep well, me and my daughter”

This is part seven in a series of interviews with people involved in the Notara 26 squat in Exarcheia, Athens. The struggle for the free spaces here is made up of people with very different backgrounds, life stories and ideas. We aim to record people’s own words without imposing our views – though of course we can’t escape our own perspectives, or the limits of translation. You will find the other interviews here.

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