EU and Greece Turn Backs on Refugees
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EU and Greece Turn Backs on Refugees

  ATHENS—Thousands of refugees arriving to Greece’s Aegean islands are caught in a dysfunctional reception system and are facing inhumane conditions, the international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. More than 14,000 people—more than 90 percent of whom are fleeing war-torn Syria—have crossed the Aegean sea from Turkey to the Dodecanese … Continue reading

Thessaloniki strives to revive its Jewish past, but encounters a new form of anti-Semitism
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Thessaloniki strives to revive its Jewish past, but encounters a new form of anti-Semitism

  «Another site [in Thessaloniki] is the Jewish Martyrs’ Square, occupying a plot donated by the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, which has a number of offices responsible for specific sectors (running the synagogues and school, welfare, medical care). The street sign identifying the square is vandalized so often, the Jewish Community’s technical office always keeps … Continue reading

Greek Jews criticize selection of ‘xenophobic’ politician as minister
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Greek Jews criticize selection of ‘xenophobic’ politician as minister

The Greek Jewish community expressed “strong resentment” at the appointment of MP Makis Voridis as health minister last week, implying the move was indicative of the government’s failure to act against anti-Semitism. Greece was ranked the most anti-Semitic country outside of the Middle East and North Africa by a recent Anti-Defamation League (ADL) global survey.Voridis … Continue reading

Greece Behind the scenes
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Greece Behind the scenes

A transcript of a presentation that took place in Berlin, Jena, Erfurt last months by antifacists who involve with 0151 magazine at M29  The dissolution of the Soviet block and the growing disarray in the Balkans changed things. In the dawn of the 90’s Albanians, Bulgarians, Polish and Russians came to Greece seeking better fortunes, … Continue reading

Refugee Centre in Lavrio on the brink of collapse
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Refugee Centre in Lavrio on the brink of collapse

The lack of Administrative Committee jeopardizes the asylum-seekers’ unit in Lavrio Lina Giannarou Meat has not been available for months. Bread has not been available for approximately 15 days. It is a month since any hygiene-related supplies arrived. Recently, medication, too, has been cut off. During the last few months, all the suppliers have interrupted … Continue reading