Outcry over the deaths in the Aegean sea
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Outcry over the deaths in the Aegean sea

Amnesty International calls on the Greek government to investigate all allegations of mistreatment and collective repulsions at the Greek-Turkish borders in the Aegean and  to prosecute the officials involved in such practices. At the same time, Varvitsiotis [Shipping Minister] washes his hands of the incident while hurling racist comments. 23 January 2014 Amnesty International requests … Continue reading

Twelve drown after boat carrying migrants capsizes in coastguard operation
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Twelve drown after boat carrying migrants capsizes in coastguard operation

Twelve migrants – among them nine children and three woman – perish in the Aegean when the boat they were on capsized while being towed by the coastguard off the island of Farmakonisi Nine children and three women drowned on Monday when the boat they were travelling on capsized while being towed by the Greek coastguard … Continue reading

Investigation into alleged Greek coastguard abuse of migrants
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Investigation into alleged Greek coastguard abuse of migrants

Ministers tell Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner, that investigations have been launched into claims that Greek coastguard officials ill-treated migrants last year   An internal investigation has been ordered into a number of cases of alleged ill-treatment of migrants by Greek coastguard officials last Autumn, the government has told Europe’s top … Continue reading

85 immigrants rescued near Astipalea island
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85 immigrants rescued near Astipalea island

85 immigrants (15 children, 20 women and 50 men) of unknown nationality were successfully collected 5.6 miles near Astipalea island, who where aboard a sailing boat and radioed SOS message, as prevailing bad weather conditions northerly winds 5-6 Beaufort, and there occasionally and strong hail. They have been transferred temporarily Astypalea, where the greek authorites … Continue reading

“Migrants are trapped between Greece and Turkey” says International Federation for Human Rights
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“Migrants are trapped between Greece and Turkey” says International Federation for Human Rights

“Tighter controls at the border between Greece and Turkey are forcing many people fleeing conflict to use increasingly dangerous routes.” By Yannis Elafros The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the Hellenic League for Human Rights (HLHR), and the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) published yesterday a joint communication in Paris expressing their concern about the … Continue reading

‘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

open political event of dawn of the greeks in the social center Jugendclub-Bureau, Sulzbach-Rosenberg //Greece! the rise of a fascist society
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open political event of dawn of the greeks in the social center Jugendclub-Bureau, Sulzbach-Rosenberg //Greece! the rise of a fascist society

The first open political event of dawn of the greeks will take place next Friday (September 20) in the social center Jugendclub-Bureau in Sulzbach-Rosenberg. You can read a brief description of the event below pogroms, assassinations, police repression, fascist speech, society of control, detention camps, greek borders  In the last Greek elections, in May as well as in … Continue reading