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No Border Kitchen #Lesvos: “#Covid19 provides the perfect opportunity to incease feelings of xenophobia and nationalism.”

Lesvos. Greece. Once again, the lockdown measures have been extended for Moria camp. With the resurgence of covid-19 in many european countries as an excuse, we can only expect this situation to continue indefininitly, and eventually be turned from a permanent state of exception into law. In combination with the new immigration laws, Moria will be defacto visible for the whole world to see for what it, and other structures like it, truly are: Prisons.

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No Border Kitchen #Lesvos: #Covid19 is used as an excuse to keep people in cages

Lesvos. Greece. Statement by No Border Kitchen Lesvos about the situation of migrants on the Greek island in times of the coronavirus.

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Call for Action: Evacuate #Moria – Shut Down Capitalism

Take part in the action week from 24 April to 1 May! We share with you the call for action by …ums Ganze! from Germany/Austria.

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#COVID19, #Lesvos: ‘We are here to die, or to obtain freedom’: Hunger strike in #Moria pre-removal detention centre

Lesvos. Greece. April 7, 2020. The prisoners detained in Moria pre-removal detention centre (PRO.KE.K.A) in Lesvos have been on hunger strike since 5th April 2020. The PRO.KE.K.A hunger strikers demand their immediate release to avoid the disastrous consequences of a virus outbreak in the prison.

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No Border Kitchen #Lesvos: Beyond #Moria lies the future.

Lesvos. Greece. March 29, 2020. As the goverment of greece makes it clear they are closing moria step by step, what is there more say? From all sorts of organisations, collectives and institutions it has been made clear that the people must be evacuated now. But it doesn’t matter. While they systematicly close Moria more and more with the excuse of corona, they will soon start to build a closed camp. From the month of May, the greek goverment will no longer supply people with the basic allowance that gives at least some means to feed themselves, buy phone credit to stay in contact with relatives etc. This until at some undetermined time in the future they will place ATM’s inside the camp. Some of the people that dared to make the crossing from turkey to greece in the last week are still packed in unhcr tents on the shores where they landed, unable to move.

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No Border Kitchen #Lesvos: “People will be trapped in a place that is overcrowded, dirty and without access to regular meals.”

Lesvos. Greece. March 18, 2020. Statement by No Border Kitchen about the Moria camp. The camp is overcrowded with 20.000 people and by allowing only 100 people to get out per hour (between 07:00am until 07:00pm) most people will be locked up for most of the time.

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#Lesvos: Fire in #Moria Kills One Child – “Anyone who does not act now will be complicit in the catastrophe that is awaiting everyone here in Lesvos.”

Lesvos. Greece. March 16. Fire Breaks Out in Moria, Injuring Many and Killing One. Alarm Phone reported that many in Moria have not had access to water for the past 3 days besides the plastic water bottles that are handed out. Not only does this make cleaning and using the toilet difficult, it makes putting out fires or following the hygienic measures necessary to prevent an epidemic impossible.

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#Lesvos: Protests for Freedom and Dignity Met With Violence By Greek Police

Lesvos. Greece. People on the move being held at Moria marched from the camp towards the town of Mitilini but were stopped on the road near Kara Tepe Camp by police wielding tear gas and batons.

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Political Assessment of the Campaign #freethemoria35

Statement by musaferat about the Free the Moria 35 campaign.

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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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