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Lesvos: punitive restrictions for refugees and volunteers (UPDATED)

After Lesvos resident Eric Kempson reported the harrassment he experienced by the police who blatantly warned him against helping out refugees, another example of...

Greece: riot police rarely held accountable in cases of assault against...

Manolis Kypreos was attacked by riot police while covering anti-austerity protests (photograph/twitter) Amnesty International - Greece Exactly four years have gone by since the excessive violence...

Immigrant worker from Egypt tortured and raped by members of fascist...

Waleed Taleb: victim of race motivated assault, torture and rape by his employer and three others By Herko/ Editor: Iraklis Kakavanis On Tuesday, March...

Greek court rules “unjust imprisonment” compensation for 2 HIV+ women

HIV positive women who have been publicly humiliated and imprisoned for many months in 2012, are winning a first, but small, vindication. On Friday, April...

Prisoners in Greece begin struggle against bill for ‘high security prisons’

Prisoners in Domokos, Korydallos, Kerkyra and Trikala have already begun protests against a new bill, proposed by the Ministry of Justice, according to which...

Inmate from Korydallos Prison Hospital: “We will step up our struggle”

The following interview was taken by phone with X.X., an inmate in Korydallos Prison’s “hospital”. X.X. said he doesn’t mind if his name gets...