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

Athanasiou: “God himself could not receive an educational leave”
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Athanasiou: “God himself could not receive an educational leave”

After the courts rejected the application for educational leave by Nikos Romanos, the Minister of Justice Charalambos Athanasiou announced that an amendment would be introduced in order to address the “legal vacuum” that would allow prison inmates to study via distance learning. Mr. Athanasiou however was vague as to when such an amendment would be … Continue reading

Courts reject Romanos’ application for educational leave
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Courts reject Romanos’ application for educational leave

The courts have rejected the application filed by Nikos Romanos for an educational leave, upholding the prosecutor’s proposal on the matter. Convicted anarchist Nikos Romanos had requested an educational leave after successfully passing entry exams for a technical university course earlier in the year. Following the initial rejection of his application, Romanos went on a … Continue reading

video: “Athens: Aerial view of the massive solidarity protest to anarchist Nikos Romanos”
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video: “Athens: Aerial view of the massive solidarity protest to anarchist Nikos Romanos”

2 December 2014 ~ Aerial view of the massive solidarity protest to anarchist Nikos Romanos that is on hunger strike since 10 November, where. 8.000 -10.000 people marched in the streets of Athens, Greece. 3 other anarchists are also on hunger strike in solidarity to Nikos Romanos. Nikos Romanos is demanding to be able to … Continue reading

Government to Syrian refugees at Syntagma Square: ‘Remaining here will get you nowhere’
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Government to Syrian refugees at Syntagma Square: ‘Remaining here will get you nowhere’

  In a questionable bid to persuade the Syrian war refugees camped in Syntagma Square opposite parliament demanding documents so they can travel to other EU countries, the interior ministry distributed a leaflet last week, urging them to give up their peaceful protest and apply for asylum as their only legal option. The leaflet  in … Continue reading