Sunday 15th December 2019
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Greece: On drugs

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Greece: On drugs

On the 6th and 7th of March 2013, the Greek police, in cooperation with the Centre of Control and Disease Prevention (ΚΕΕΛΠΝΟ), detained 132 drug addicts and forcibly transferred them from the centre of Athens to the Immigration detention centre of Amygdaleza. [...]

July 1, 2013 Author: Lena Theodoropoulou

Letter to an Italian friend

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Letter to an Italian friend

In this country the last 3 years measured suicides: three every two days. Have you heard what Greek police means? Have you heard of the 20 HIV-positive prostitutes? 20 women are in prison, living in inhumane conditions between sewage and mice because they are carriers of AIDS. Certainly they were first pilloried by their photos [...]

July 26, 2012 Author: Thomas Tsalapatis

Rising Death in the Streets of Athens: The Human Toll of the Greek Tragedy

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Rising Death in the Streets of Athens: The Human Toll of the Greek Tragedy

It's a cold winter afternoon and Maria* is fixing her makeup in a glittered storefront window in downtown Athens. Maria, an occasional prostitute, is 27 years old, but drug use and life on the streets have left her looking older. [...]

January 7, 2012 Author: Fragkiska Megaloudi