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Dimitris Bandias: “I would apologise again for the Farmakonisi incident”
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Dimitris Bandias: “I would apologise again for the Farmakonisi incident”

The background to the removal of the outgoing Coast Guard chief […] The removal An “apology” seems to be the reason behind the the replacement of the Coast Guard’s chief [Dimitris Bandias] by his “younger” Rear Admiral Athanasios Athanasopoulos who got promoted to the rank of Vice Admiral. On the 20th of January 2014 several … Continue reading

Terror bill for immigrants
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Terror bill for immigrants

By Anta Psarra A clause undermining the new Immigration Bill has come back into the agenda. It entails the prosecution and deportation for any immigrant or refugee who claims “falsely” being subject to ill-treatment by state authorities. The new Immigration Bill is voted today. It started as a conventional attempt to facilitate legal immigrants to … Continue reading

Refugees describe dire conditions in migrant detention centres
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Refugees describe dire conditions in migrant detention centres

GlobalPost documentary shows footage recorded inside Corinth camp Granted political asylum in December, Farhad, detained for 14 months at the detention centre in Corinth, said detainees were packed scores to a room and often beaten by police. In protest at the appalling conditions, he and others sowed their mouths together and went on hunger strike … Continue reading