Migration and policing updates from Greece

Update on several stories from Greece, including an assessment of the reactions to the recent Global Forum on Migration and Development.

Get this racist Jack Straw off the BBC

Leaflet distributed at the Unite Against Fascism demonstration against British National party leader Nick Griffin's appearance on Question Time arguing against censorship and "ruling class anti-fascism".

Workers support city hall occupation in Nikea

The municipal workers association of Nikea stand in solidarity with anarchists occupying the city hall since Saturday

Immigrant dies after police torture in Athens

A 25 year old Pakistani sans papier immigrant succumbed yesterday to woulds inflicted while being tortured in the police station of Nikea, Athens, two weeks ago.

Fascist violence victim snatched from hospital by Greek police

Seriously injured, an immigrant, victim of fascist violence was snatched by police from hospital, and held in parastate-controlled area of Agios Panteleimonas in a new parastate outrage.

Hunger strikes, pickets and urban guerillas in Greece before critical weekend

In the run-up to the huge protest marches of the coming weekend in Salonica, Greece sees immigrants' hunger strikes, Wind workers take up pickets for national strike, as well as the Athens Stock Market and one Ministry hit by guerrillas.

Demonstration against asylum bill - European Counter Network

Report on a demonstration against a proposed bill requiring fingerprinting of all asylum seekers, and removing their right to housing and appeal.

"Now you will die!": Coast Guard attempt to drown asylum-seekers in Lesbos

Coast guard of Lesbos tied 12 Somali immigrants in an inflatable boat and then pierced its sides with knives in order to drown the helpless asylum seekers who were saved by passing cruise boat

Anti-immigrant terror in Greece continues...


The Greek government continues its crusade against migrants with continuing evictions, sweep operations and police collaboration with neo-Nazis.

One more Greek police inflicted death: Igoumenitsa Port Police victim dies

The Kurdish refugee from Iraq, Arivan Abdullah Osman, who had been severely injured on the 3rd of April at Igoumenitsa port by Port police men died today.