Wednesday 20th March 2019
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Borders
On borders, migration, refugees and asylum seekers, state violence and acts of aggression by the extreme right against migrants. Write your story or report and we will translate it and publish it

Into The Fire – documentary

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Into The Fire – documentary

Into the fire spoke with refugees, asylum seekers, immigrants and undocumented in Greece, to try and get an idea of the asylum procedure in this European Border country and what is like to live in constant fear of being attacked – for having the wrong skin colour. For more info on the project click here. [...]

April 20, 2013 Author: Into The Fire

BOYCOTT the strawberries of Manolada Greece

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BOYCOTT the strawberries of Manolada Greece

Hundreds of migrant workers, mostly from Bangladesh, who work under modern slavery conditions in the strawberry fields in Manolada Greece, demanded yesterday to be paid for the past 6 months. [...]

April 18, 2013

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

The tourists held by Greek police as migrants without papers

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The tourists held by Greek police as migrants without papers

Greek police have stepped up efforts to catch illegal immigrants in recent months, launching a new operation to check the papers of people who look foreign. But tourists have also been picked up in the sweeps - and at least two have been badly beaten. [...]

January 10, 2013 Author: Chloe Hatdjimatheou