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A few days ago, minister Mouzalas claimed that "there is not a single refugee exposed to the cold". Today, we received the following footage with this note: We are a small grassroot volunteer group working out of Northern Lesbos. Today (07/01/2017) two of our group members ventured into the camp of...
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https://noborder.beyondeurope.net/press-release-no-border-camp/ During the last week a public picture of lawlessness and destructive energy has been created surrounding the No Border Camp. For instance, Giannis Boutaris - the mayor of Thessaloniki - is concerned about the occupation of the Aristole University of Thessaloniki campus becoming a permanent space for a camp. Specifically,...
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photograph Eurokinissi Anarchist Collective Rouvikonas ''Proto Thema'' (first issue) newspaper constitutes the flagship of state-led propaganda. Proto Thema's journalists are selling cheap populism in order to promote the most conservative positions that currently exist: an indecent blend that concern issues of general interest along with posts for the political and social...
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Network of Imprisoned Fighters During the last few months mobilizations have taken place in Korydallos prison in the form of refusing midday lockdown and delaying evening lockdown, an increase in time spent in the yard in the morning and afternon, depending of the phase of the struggle. Our demands were to...
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Today on March 31st the court convened for the trial against members of the C.C.F. accused to have planned an escape from prison. Due to an ongoing lawyers' strike, the defense attorneys asked for the trial to temporarily discontinue. The lawyers even proceeded to the submission of relevant documents from the...
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Today at 5:40 am a prison guard informed P. Aspiotis for an upcoming transfer to Nafplion prison. Aspiotis' refusal to get out of his cell was followed by an attempt of 8 correctional officers to vionetly remove him from Korydallos prison. Aspiotis' consistent resistance made it clear that they would have...
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 Ritsona (photo provo.gr) Chios: Inhumane conditions of detention for refugees in VIAL Apostolis Photiades (kollect news) According to what representatives of various organizations witnessed at VIAL detention centre, the conditions are rapidly becoming worse. Within the detention centre there is absolutely no order and workers are waiting to be given instructions...
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Ritsona (photo: Thodoris Nicolaou) The hunger strike at the 'accommodation' camp for refugees in Ritsona came to an end. Despite hungerstrikers being pressurized by many, their decision was mainly affected by the opinion of their own people within the camp. Some children had also started to refuse to eat in order...
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Under the pressure of a hunger strike staged by political prisoners one year ago, a new bill regarding prison reform came into force in Greece. This bill provides, among others, for the release of all prisoners providing that 1/3 of their sentences is served. Many aspects of this bill have never...
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In the ''accommodation'' centre for refugees in Ritsona, there are already four hunger-strikers for whom nothing has been announced by the managers of the concentration camp. Three men are on the second day of the hunger strike while one is already on day four. During the quick chat we had with...
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Regarding the trial for the escape plan from Korydallos prison against the members of the C.C.F. something truly incomprehensible is unfolding... Two of the defendants, Athena Tsakalou and Evie Statiri cannot be present at court during the trial because of certain restrictions as part of their conditional release from pre-trial detention....
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On account of what happened last Sunday on the 21st of February the women's prison now is under tight surveillance and investigation. Despite the thorough search conducted a few days ago inside prison wards and common areas and the fact that nothing reprehensible was found, we continue to witness an increase...
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(photo published by kollect news) Comrades from the Anarchist Group Rouvikonas and the Anachist collective Nea Philadelphia attempted to make an intervention at the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) with the purpose to read the following text during live news. The direct action took place on the 23d of February and 20...
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Fabio Dusco is detained in solitary confinement following his abduction from Korydallos prison by riot police. He begun a hunger-strike last week to protest his subsequent detention in two separate facilities and to demand his transfer back to Korydallos. So far, no reports regarding the status of his health have been...
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Vassilis Papastergiou, legal representative of anarchist prisoner Panayotis Aspiotis published a statement regarding the prisoner's condition after being tortured by members of the counter-terrorism unit. On Saturday, February 6th, my client Panayotis Aspiotis was coerced into providing a DNA sample following a brutal physical assault against him. During this violent operation,...
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Today, Saturday Feb 6th, at 6:30 in the morning, counter-terrorism units intruded the D section of Korydallos prison, in order to remove our fellow prisoner Fabio Dusco, who was brought here the day before from Trikala Prison in order to be present at his trial which commences on the 15th of...
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Sylvia In May 2008, police officers George Panelas, Charalambos Vaitsouides, Charalambos Panastasiou and Maria Mousteli attempted to arrest Nicos Sakellion on Anaxagoras Street in the centre of Athens. During the arrest, the young student was assaulted by the aforementioned police officers and collapsed at their hands, according to a description made...
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OmniaTV, Arte and Yemaya Productions present: Golden Dawn: A Personal Affair What’s in the mind of the neo-nazi next-door? a documentary by Angélique Kourounis With the support of: Reporters Without Borders Hellenic League for Human Rights Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - Office in Greece Support the production’s crowdfunding campaign: goldendawnapersonalaffair.com The film...
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Banner: Free education is not utopian get the money from plutocracy (photo courtesy of mathites.gr) Yesterday, high-school students from all over the capital protested the current state of the educational system plagued by austerity cuts that have created an unbearable learning environment for Greece's youth. With a deep political understanding on...
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Poster placed above the Logo of the Independent Greeks party reads:'' Resist the new measures, everyone out on the streets'' (source Rouvikonas) According to an announcement made by the group, the main witness and lawsuit plaintiff was absent and since the squatters demanded the presence of all witnesses, the court is...