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Shootings and Hunting – The Fascistisation of the European Border Regime

Greece. Evros. March 7, 2020. News about people being shot by Greek border guards on the Greek-Turkish land border appear with increasing frequency. 

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF): Evacuation of squalid Greek camps more urgent than ever over #COVID-19 fears

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Legal Centre #Lesvos: No-man’s lands for Europe’s “undesirables”

Lesvos. Greece. March 11, 2020. Since the Prime Minister’s announcement on 1st March that Greece would suspend the right to seek asylum, all migrants who have reached the Greek islands from Turkey are detained upon arrival, in a state of limbo.

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#Lesvos: “Wherever books are burned, human beings are destined to be burned too.”

Lesvos. Greece. Solidarity statement by Lesvos Solidarity – Mosaik Support Center, after the arson attack against One Happy Family on Lesvos.

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Press release: Institutional abuse of refugees and human rights violations on the Turkish-Greek border

March 10, 2020. THE GREEK TEAM OF THE EC-FUNDED INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECT “RESPOND: MULTILEVEL GOVERNANCE OF MASS MIGRATION IN EUROPE AND BEYOND”, EXPRESSES ITS DEEPEST CONCERN REGARDING THE UPSURGE OF RACIST VIOLENCE, INSTITUTIONAL ABUSE AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS UNFOLDING ON THE GREEK AND EUROPEAN SEA AND LAND BORDERS WITH TURKEY, WHERE THOUSANDS OF DISPLACED PEOPLE ARE STRANDED UNDER INHUMANE CONDITIONS.

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#Greece: More than 1000 people detained on the Aegean islands [Video]

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.

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#Coronavirus Reaches #Lesvos: Possibility of more hate crimes and violence

Lesvos. Greece. The first case of COVID-19 on Lesvos was confirmed Monday by local media. The patient is a 40-year-old woman who was part of a group tour to Israel and Egypt a few weeks ago and many other members of the group are also sick. She has been put in isolation at Mytilene hospital.

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Video report of a fascist attack against volunteers of One Happy Family on #Lesvos

Lesvos. Greece. A few days before last Saturday’s arson attack against One Happy Family on Lesvos, volunteers who work for the NGO that support refugees on the Aegean island were attacked in their car. What follows is a video report of the attack.

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#Greece: The rhetorics of “invasion” cause more damage daily

Updates from Lesvos and the land border between Greece and Turkey. Further cuts to support for refugees in Greece.

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Attika Human Support, #Lesvos: “We continue to maintain our operations”

Lesvos. Greece. March 6, 2020. Statement by Attika Human Support about the current situation on Lesvos.

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