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No Border Kitchen #Lesvos: Lesvos in September 2020 – a retrospect [Part 2]

Lesvos. Greece. More then two months ago, the open air prison Moria burned to the ground. The new camp, which is worse than Moria, quickly became the ‘new normality’ and only few people remember and analyse the situation on Lesvos in September 2020. This is the second part (actually part 3, because we have made one part out of the first and second part) of a retrospect of Lesvos after the fire in the Moria Camp on Lesvos.

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#Frontex and Greek coastguard involved in several illegal pushbacks at Greek – #EU outer border

Today, the European Commission hold an emergency meeting with Frontex’s management board, following an investigation that implicated Frontex assets in several illegal pushbacks at Greece’s maritime border. The investigation reported two incidents of Frontex’s direct participation – and four incidents in which Frontex assets were in the vicinity of a pushback conducted by the Greek authorities.

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While politicians claim „No more #Moria“…

Lesvos. Greece. At 6:30h this morning (October 30, 2020), police started the eviction of PIKPA. „They knocked on our door and told us to hurry. The whole situation was really stressful. They scared me and my kids“, tells us Marjan at the phone. She lived in PIKPA until the Greek police kicked her and her family out today.

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#Lesvos: Protect dignity and human rights – Call for gathering in support of #Pikpa, today October 14, 2020

Lesvos. Greece. The Greek government is about to close a historic shelter for vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees, with no care for the future of its residents. The Secretary General of Social Solidarity and Poverty Alleviation of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs asked the Police to evacuate the PIKPA Shelter in Neapoli Mytilene before 15-10-2020.

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#Lesvos: Area around #Karatepe evicted – People forced to move into new internment camp

Lesvos. Greece. Greek police evicted most migrants from the area around Karatepe on Lesvos today. People were forced to move into a new internment camp. The EU member states seem to stick with the right-wing Greek government which is determined to continue its inhuman policies against migrants.

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#Lesvos after the #Moria fire: Instead of food and water, the police serve tear gas for breakfast

Lesvos. Greece. September 13. 2020. A report from Lesvos after the Moria fire by the Dunya Collective.

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