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Articles translated by Lena Theodoropoulou

France: For the abolition of every prison and the logic of incarceration

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France: For the abolition of every prison and the logic of incarceration

The philosophers Michel Onfray and Tony Ferri, the MP Noël Mamère, the ex-president of the International Prison Observatory Gabriel Mouesca, the lawyers Lucie Davy and Yannis Lantheaume and the ex-prisoner Philippe El Shennawy sign this manifesto and demand this archaic system that allows “the imprisonment of human by human to be thrown in the deepest [...]

June 4, 2014 Author: *

Greece: The uncertain future of the Public Drug Dependence Unit 18 ANO

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Greece: The uncertain future of the Public Drug Dependence Unit 18 ANO

The future of the public drug dependence unit “18 ANO” remains uncertain, due to the planned closure of the Mental Hospital of Attica, where 18 ANO’s administration belongs. The situation becomes even worse after the funding cuts and the withdrawal of employees through the “availability’ governmental plan, as mentions at tvxs.gr KaterinaMatsa, psychiatrist and scientific [...]

April 16, 2014 Author: Katrin Alamanou

Greece: the condition in prisons

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Greece: the condition in prisons

In the prison hospital –that is not yet part of the Public Health System– 209 prisoners are stacked, although there is only room for 60 patients. More than half of the people in this “hospital” –128 persons– are HIV positive, living one on top of the other. The hospital chambers have become actual prison cells, [...]

January 26, 2014 Author: A.M.

The lull before the storm

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The lull before the storm

The tumble that we are experiencing seems to be bottomless. Since the country accepted the IMF bail-out we have forgotten how many times it has got close to default, a default that we see coming but deny to accept; a bankruptcy that they are trying to convince ourselves we can avoid by taking ‘painful but [...]

September 25, 2012 Author: Yiota Ioannidou