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Cars of Hope: Repression of migrants, aid workers and solidarity activists is a “normal” practise in Europe, but we will continue to support people on the Balkan route – Next week we will travel to #Greece

Greece. Today the Greek ministry of migration announced that food distribution to refugees is now banned for all NGO’s on Lesvos. The ministery threatened to fine everyone that is trying to provide food and water to the people queueing for hours in the baking hot sun in front of the new camp. The Cars of Hope collective experienced a lot of repression against people who supported refugees on the Balkan route in the past years, but continued their work. Soon they will return to Greece. A statement by the Cars of Hope collective.

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Cars of Hope back to #Greece again to support #RefugeesGR: We need your support!

Most people will have seen them, the pictures and videos of police violence on the Greek-Turkish border in Evros. Rubber dinghies in distress that are ignored by Frontex ships, while the Greek Coast Guard literally attacks the rubber dinghies. Shots are fired both in the Aegean Sea and at the Greek/Turkish land border in Evros. Many of these shots are warning shots, but there are first casualties and deaths both on land and at sea. People who have died from bullets or who drowned.

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After parliamentary elections in #Greece: new government threatens #RefugeesGR

The new Greek government ist threatening squats and the anarchist movement on the Greek territory. In particular the free spaces in the Exarchia neighbourhood in Athens. Migrants are also under even more pressure comparing to the last government. Let’s not forget that it was the Syriza government who started the first wave of evictions of migrant squats.

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#RefugeesGR #Athens: After the eviction of the #Azadi refugee squat

Two statements by the Azadi squat after last weeks eviction of the refugee squat in Exarchia, Athens.

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Cars of Hope collective: Situation on the Balkan route is getting worse

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 +++

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#RefugeesGR: Cars of Hope collective is back in #Athens

A first short impression of the work of the Cars of Hope collective with refugees in Athens.

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#RefugeesGR: Cars of Hope Collective to support refugee squats in #Athens again

Last year the Cars of Hope collective from Wuppertal (German territory)supported self organized mutual aid projects on Lesvos, in Athens and in Bosnia. Next month activists of the Cars of Hope collective will be in Athens to support the Notara 26 refugee squat, which they also visited and supported in January 2018 and the Azadi refugee squat. They will also support the food distribution for homeless people in Athens.

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Arbeiten auf der Balkanroute: Die Konfrontation mit den Folgen der EU Grenzpolitik

Text für das Antifa-Camp am 19. August 2018: Der heutige Vortrag wird von jemand anderem gemacht als vorgesehen, da ich im Moment wieder an der bosnisch-kroatischen Grenze aktiv bin. Ich schreibe das, weil ich mich für eine persönliche Erzählung entschieden habe.

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