Greece. March 23, 2020. While the Corona crisis is keeping Europe in suspense, the suffering of those seeking international protection and the humanitarian disaster at Europe’s borders are fading into the background. In Camp Moria on Lesbos alone, designed for a maximum of 3,000 people, over 20,000 people are currently living without adequate access to water, basic hygiene facilities and medical care. To counteract the spread of COVID-19 and its disastrous effects in good time, the people on the Greek islands must receive immediate medical assistance, and overcrowded refugee camps must immediately be evacuated. The cruise ships which are idly moored in European ports offer the best conditions for this.Continue reading #Seawatch: Send decommissioned cruise ships to evacuate camps in Greece
Greece. March 14, 2020. Following the departure of the military boat carrying 500 rejected people from Lesvos, we were unofficially told they would probably be moved to closed facilities in the northern part of Greece.Continue reading People removed from Greek islands without a chance to seek asylum
Greece. March 10, 2020. Over 1000 people are detained on the Greek Aegean islands, many of them children, in closed facilities, under inhuman conditions, denied the right to seek asylum.Continue reading #Greece: More than 1000 people detained on the Aegean islands [Video]
Interview. We interviewed Musli Alievski, the founder of the nonprofit Stay Human, which operates at the Chios camp. With a capacity of 1,500 people, the camp is home to over 6,000. Like other Greek hotspots, this one is built in the middle of a ruined olive grove, surrounded by 30 km of wasteland.Continue reading It’s not just #Lesvos – Fascists arrived in #Chios and burned supplies for refugees
Evros. Greece. March 6, 2020. Ioannis Lagos, a longtime member of the far right Golden Dawn party, was spotted at the Greek-Turkish border in Evros. He was photographed with members of local so-called “protection” groups and at least two police officers.Continue reading Former Golden Dawn MEP Among Fascist Vigilantes Attacking People in #Greece – German and Austrian Neo-Nazis Attacked on #Lesvos
After Turkey publicly announced to open its borders, we witnessed shocking developments in the Aegean region with Greece and the EU drastically ramping up the militarisation of its external borders. Violence against migrants along land borders and at sea is escalating. We have directly witnessed several cases of non-assistance of, and attacks on, migrant boats, deliberately putting people’s lives at risk.Continue reading Watch the med – Alarmphone: Escalating Violence in the Aegean Sea – Attacks and human rights abuses by European Coastguards 1-3 March 2020
We are witnessing an unprecedented escalation at the European external borders. Demonstration, Saturday March 7, 2020, 18:30, station forecourt (Bahnhofsvorplatz, Döppersberg), Wuppertal main train station (Hbf), Wuppertal, Germany.Continue reading #Wuppertal, #Germany – Demonstration, March 7: Stop the murderous compartmentalization of the European external border!
A call to mobilization by Project Melting Pot and the campaign Lesvos calling.Continue reading Call: We demand humanitarian passages now! Immediate evacuation from #Greece and #Turkey
Fortess Europe. Call by the Seebrücke initiative.Continue reading #Seebrücke, Call: Open the borders, save lifes!