‘From the Bottom of Aegean Sea’* to Golden Dawn
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‘From the Bottom of Aegean Sea’* to Golden Dawn

by Dimitris Dalakoglou via Crisis-Scape In modern Greece we often deal with little or large semiological civil wars or with a semiological poly-phrenia since different institutions employ the same language for very different processes. For example ancient Greek words referring to hospitality may either refer to e.g. touristic industry’s slogans (i.e. philoxenia, xenia hotels etc.) … Continue reading

Police attacks peaceful solidarity demo to Kostas Sakkas underneath the Acropolis
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Police attacks peaceful solidarity demo to Kostas Sakkas underneath the Acropolis

Police attacked for no reason a peaceful solidarity demo to hunger striker Kostas Sakkas undeneath the Acropolis amongst tourists on Wednesday July 10, 2013. Tourists enjoy your stay and live your police brutality in Greece! More info: Athens (10/72013): Solidarity actions in the tourist center of the city under brutal police attack. On Wednesday 10th, … Continue reading

Strawberry Fields Forever: The Plight of Migrants in Greece
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Strawberry Fields Forever: The Plight of Migrants in Greece

The recent shooting of Bangladeshi workers working at Strawberry fields in South Greece, after they demanded outstanding wages might have shocked the nation, but brought to light the plight of migrants that enter Greece every year. The migrants often leave behind them war-zones to seek a better life within the European Union. This report is … Continue reading

Manolada shooting victims given protected status
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Manolada shooting victims given protected status

Prosecutor orders strawberry pickers who came under fire to be deemed victims of human trafficking Supreme Court Prosecutor Ioannis Tentes orders that the strawberry pickers who were shot when they demanded six months’ backpay be awarded status as trafficking victims, effectively imposing an indefinite ban on their possible deportation. Meanwhile, the three foremen charged with … Continue reading