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Dublin is over: the rise of Europe’s new migrant prisons

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Dublin is over: the rise of Europe’s new migrant prisons

By getting the UNHCR and Frontex to more directly intervene in the first moments of arrival with identification and fingerprinting, the EU is attempting to retake control of movement throughout Europe. [...]

October 19, 2015 Author: Richard B

Criminalisation of Migration in Greece

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Criminalisation of Migration in Greece

Detention centers for migrants, a name used to denote the modern concentration camps, are only the tip of the iceberg of a complex plot aiming, among others, at the criminalisation of migrants, in order to profit from it. [...]

May 6, 2014 Author: Anna Giralt Gris

Greece: Which is the private company G4S about to take over the security of detention centres

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Greece: Which is the private company G4S about to take over the security of detention centres

Private firms providing “security services” will soon undertake the guarding of migrants’ detention centres, as well as the policing of "special" prisoners with monitoring devices, thus paving the way towards the privatisation of prisons in Greece, following the US and UK standards [...]

April 7, 2014 Author: filistina

18 December 2013: European Day For Action Against Detention Centers

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18 December 2013: European Day For Action Against Detention Centers

The only “offence” committed by the thousands crammed into these spaces is that they are here without papers – no matter if they come from war-torn Syria, occupied Palestine or African countries ravaged by extreme poverty. [...]

December 12, 2013 Author: nodetention.blogspot.gr

Fleeing war, Syrians face new misery in Greece

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Fleeing war, Syrians face new misery in Greece

Beaten up and robbed by traffickers when they arrived in Athens, Osama, his wife and two children were arrested as illegal immigrants and thrown into detention when they recounted their ordeal to Greek police. Ordered out of Greece but without any place to go, he rues the day he set foot in the country. "All our [...]

March 10, 2013 Authors: Deepa Babington, Lefteris Papadimas