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Report on Rights Violations and Resistance in #Lesvos

In the months since our (Legal Centre Lebos) last update on rights violations and resistance in Lesvos, our advocacy and campaigning resources were almost exclusively focused on the two trials for the Moria 35 and Moria 10 that took place in Chios in late April and early May 2018.

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Persecuted Kurdish People on #Lesvos Release Statement to Authorities

Statement of Kurdish people who left Moria and that are threatened by Greek authorities with deportation when they don’t return to the inhuman Moria camp.

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#RefugeesGR #Lesvos: Amir Hampay released from prison

While one of our writers, Riot Turtle, is working with refugees in Bosnia, the brother of a good friend was arrested and imprisoned on Lesvos. Today Amir Hampay was released again.

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#RefugeesGR: Arash Hampay still seperated from his brother

Greece: On May 21 longtime activist Arash Hampay announced that his brother Amir received his second rejection. Images by Arash Hampay

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Solidarity with the 10 persecuted migrants and for the events of July 10, 2017 in #Moria Camp

Solidarity statement by the Solidarity Assembly with the 35 Persecuted Migrants.

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Mytilini: #Antifa demo after fascist attack on Lesvos

Last night there was an Antifa demo in Mytilini, Lesvos  against the fascist attack against refugees on Sunday April 22.

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Moria35 Update – 26 of the 35 remain detained – 7 face imminent deportation

Over one week since the Mixed July Court in Chios found 32 of the 35 accused guilty and issued a suspended sentence – meaning that all 32 should be released from prison – 26 of the Moria 35 remain detained. 21 are being detained inside Moria Camp, and 5 in Petrou Ralli detention centre in Athens. Included among the 26 is one individual who was found not guilty.

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#freethemoria35: Day 2 of the trial of the 35 #RefugeesGR from Moria

In between a police ring, and with Sunday night’s events in Mytilene still in our heads, the second day (on April 23) of the trial of the 35 persecuted migrants from Moria began.

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Fascists attacked #RefugeesGR on Lesvos, Greece – Cops arrested victims of the attack

Greece: Last night between 250 and 300 fascists attacked protesting refugees on Sappho square in Mytilini on Lesvos island. The attacks started around 08:00pm and lasted until 03:00am this morning. At 05:30am riot cops cleared Sappho square and arrested those who were attackes, not the attackers: 120 refugees  and 2 people of the refugee solidarity movement.

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#freethemoria35: Day 1 of the trial of the 35 #RefugeesGR from Moria – Fascists attacked refugees on Lesvos

After a series of difficulties and threats of postponement, the trial began regularly on Friday. Today the trial continues.

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