Athens: After the eviction of 4 squats in Exarchia, Athens, refugees started a protest camp on Thursday. The first squats that were evicted were Azadi and Babylon, 8 days later Clandestina and Cyclopi were evicted. Today the protest against the evictions at Syntagma ended, some of the refugees where brought to the Elleonas camp, but others are still homeless.Continue reading #RefugeesGR have ended protests at Syntagma square in #Athens
Athens: Yesterday Greek police evicted the Clandestina refugee squat and the queer feminist Cyclopi squat. One week before cops evicted the Azadi and Babylon refugee squats. Yesterday afternoon refugees have build up a protest camp in front of Greek parliament at Syntagma square to protest against the evictions.Continue reading #RefugeesGR #Athens: Protest camp in front of Greek parliament after 4 evictions in 8 days
Press release March 09, 2019 ++ Situation on the Balkan route worsens more and more +++ Cars of Hope shifts focus to fugitives in Greece +++ Hunger strike in Athens ended +++Continue reading Cars of Hope collective: Situation on the Balkan route is getting worse
After 901 days of requests, petitions and protests, Amir Hampay is still on Lesvos. Amir’s case is exemplary for many people who are stuck on the Balkan route because of EU border policies.Continue reading Hunger strike for the #FreedomOfMovement in front of Greek parliament: #FreeAmirHampay!
Greece: On May 21 longtime activist Arash Hampay announced that his brother Amir received his second rejection. Images by Arash Hampay
Yesterday Hesam announced that he was transferred to the detention center (section B) inside the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, Greece. He continued his hunger strike, that he started 18 days ago. Three days ago Hesam also stopped drinking.
During the last days we spoke with a lot of people who are forced to live in the Moria refugee camp. Their stories are showing the total chaos in the Moria refugee camp.
We would like to thank Arash Hampay for this video.
Lesvos, Greece: 14 of the refugees who were detained during the police operation on December 4 are still detained. Yesterday a group of women started to protest in front of the regional council building. The protesting refugees demand freedom of movement and want to leave the island.
Image by Twitter account @AHampay
At least 25 refugees were detained after they re-occupied Sappho square in Mytilini, Lesvos yesterday. Greek cops cleared the area and detained the refugees. Today was also day 9 of the occupation of Syriza headquarters on Lesvos.
Image: Riot cops on Sappho square in Mytilini, Lesvos (Greece). Image by No Border Lesvos Facebook page.