The squats have received a lot of support from the neighbourhood, and solidarity is being organized.
The proposed amendments will silently prevent people from applying for asylum in Lithuania, whilst the nation very publicly accepts refugees from Ukraine.
Repost from Are You Syrious? Ylva Johansson, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs, was at the Serbia-Hungary border on Thursday 16th March, meeting with Serbian authorities and border control. She thanked and congratulated the Serbian authorities for their work. Just one day prior, No Name Kitchen reported on the eviction of squats in Northern Serbia
Report from Are You Syrious?: At least 64 people died, many still missing off Calabria, Italy At least 64 people are now known to have died in the shipwreck off Calabria which took place on February 25th. Survivors state there were as many as 200 people on board. They left Izmir on February 22nd, during
Report from Are You Syrious?: Borders are dangerous. Borders force people to risk their lives. The 18 people found dead in Bulgaria were forced to risk their lives by those dangerous borders. Need to seek protection, but no visa: what to do? Since the visa system (and the border system in general) follows hierarchical policies,
Freedom republishes a report from Alarm Phone: UNANSWERED QUESTIONS On December 14, a boat disintegrated in the middle of the English Channel, killing at least four people. The total number of passengers on board has not been confirmed, nor the number of people still missing from the group. Less than two weeks ago, Kent Police
Italian authorities; Maritime Rescue Co-Ordination Centres (MRCC) have began to divert civil fleet ships from Search and Rescue (SAR) zones, mandating lengthy journeys to an assigned port of disembarkation that force people to travel for hours more at sea, with the risk of worsening weather. On January 26th 2023, the Italian government designated the disembarkation
140km. The Evros region, where Greece meets Turkey, and where the EU ends. The existing border structures have largely been created with EU funding, but this hasn’t yet extended to a physical barrier. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced that a 140km border wall will be built, whether the EU supports the construction of
Searching and rescuing refugees in distress — is this a crime? It is about to be decided. On 10th January 2023, the trial of human rights defenders Sarah Mardini, Seán Binder, Nassos Karakitos and 21 others will begin on the Greek island of Lesvos. The accusations include smuggling, membership of a criminal organisation, money laundering
As 2022 draws to a close so does the ESTIA programme in Greece. This year, the eviction of thousands of people from their homes was a very purposeful decision by the Greek government who turned down EU funding which would have seen the programme run until 2027 – a fact they then lied about publicly,