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Coast Guard

The EU Presidency and the Bottom of the Aegean Sea

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The EU Presidency and the Bottom of the Aegean Sea

The European Union presidency transferred to Greece on January 1, 2014. Just 20 days later, a familiar story from the European borderland was repeated. A boat containing refugees from Afghanistan and Syria was found by the Greek Coast Guard in the waters off Farmakonisi Island, near Turkey. According to victims and the officers of the [...]

February 4, 2014 Authors: Anna Christofidi, Dimitris Dalakoglou

Greece: Justice for the victims of Farmakonisi (SIGN & SHARE!)

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Greece: Justice for the victims of Farmakonisi (SIGN & SHARE!)

SIGN & SHARE the Avaaz petition! [...]

January 29, 2014 Author: Avaaz

Driven away by Norway and drowned by Greece

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Driven away by Norway and drowned by Greece

The different story of an Afghan refugee, one of the survivors of the tragedy of Farmakonisi, the chronicle of the drama and the mystery of the testimonies. [...]

January 27, 2014 Author: Marios Aravantinos

Greece, Farmakonisi: If they had more time they would have killed us all

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Greece, Farmakonisi: If they had more time they would have killed us all

The boat with our women and children was sinking and they were shooting in the air and screaming “fuck you, we'll kill you all"...Now they say that we thanked them, them, those who killed our children and women, for saving us. We did not thank them, we were crying and asking for their bodies. [...]

January 26, 2014 Author: Fotini Lampridi

Greece: “The Coast Guard was beating us in order to throw us back into the sea”

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Greece: “The Coast Guard was beating us in order to throw us back into the sea”

Shocking reports about the actions of the Greek Coast Guard that let women and children drown in the sea [...]

January 23, 2014

Greece, Farmakonisi: The Coast Guard accused of drowing the migrants

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Greece, Farmakonisi: The Coast Guard accused of drowing the migrants

When the tragedy happened, the boat was being towed by the Coast Guard towards Turkey, according to witnesses [...]

January 21, 2014