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Articles translated by Eleni Nicolaou

Geopolitical and power games with the refugees

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Geopolitical and power games with the refugees

Does the Commission know how many people have entered this year in the EU? The correct answer is: Maybe they know, maybe they don't - but that does not really matter. [...]

October 18, 2015 Author: Apostolis Fotiadis

16 detained in an operation against left-wing Basque nationalist lawyers

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16 detained in an operation against left-wing Basque nationalist lawyers

Sixteen people, including 12 lawyers and 4 ex-treasurers from the collective Herrira in support of ETA prisoners, have been detained in Guipúzcoa, Vizcaya, Navarra and Madrid, in an operation of the Civil Guard against the nationalist left and the so-called 'jail front' of ETA. [...]

January 12, 2015

Greece: Gold mining in Skouries and the “golden” death

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Greece: Gold mining in Skouries and the “golden” death

Our land and our life in our hands. No to the plundering of nature. 
Struggle for land and freedom. [...]

October 3, 2014 Author: chii rotto

Intellectuals from around the world sign a support manifesto for “Podemos”

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Intellectuals from around the world sign a support manifesto for “Podemos”

Personalities of the stature of the American linguist Noam Chomsky, the Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek or the Canadian journalist Naomi Klein form the list of 29 names of intellectuals who have issued and signed the manifesto of international support to the new political formation “Podemos”, (We can), that was the [...]

June 14, 2014 Author: *

Greece: Getting by without bosses

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Greece: Getting by without bosses

The former employees of VIO.ME. in Thessaloniki launch exports, proving that in practice, running a factory "without bosses" can succeed. [...]

May 13, 2014 Author: Sakis Apostolakis

Spain is the second country in the EU in child poverty

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Spain is the second country in the EU in child poverty

Spain is the second country in the European Union (EU) with the highest child poverty rate, second only to Romania, according to the Cáritas Europa report –presented today in Athens– about the social impact of austerity measures on the countries most affected by the crisis. [...]

March 27, 2014 Author: El Diario

Action against the Greek Guantanamo

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Action against the Greek Guantanamo

Press release NO TYPE C PRISONS ISOLATION IS TORTURE [...]

March 27, 2014 Author: Initiative for prisoners' rights

Spain: The National Court sentenced the rapper Paul Hásel to two years imprisonment for “glorifying terrorism”

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Spain: The National Court sentenced the rapper Paul Hásel to two years imprisonment for “glorifying terrorism”

A board presided by Alfonso Guevara considered proven that the lyrics of the musician represent a “justification for the crime of terrorism” During the trial, Hásel argued that what he had done was “making use of his right to freedom of expression and creativity as an artist” [...]

March 10, 2014 Author: Mónica Zas Marcos

A cry for help from the CIE* of Madrid

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A cry for help from the CIE* of Madrid

While, on Tuesday, the debate about the situation of the nation was conducted, in a Parliament that, at times, looked more like a theatre, some journalists were receiving a handwritten letter pleading and asking for help by detainees in the Aluche CIE. [...]

February 26, 2014 Author: Olga Rodrígez

So what? Do we open up the borders?

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So what? Do we open up the borders?

As soon as someone questions immigration, out comes the same trap question [...]

February 17, 2014 Author: Isaac Rosa