4000 strawberry pickers needed!
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4000 strawberry pickers needed!

The extent of years of exploitation of thousands of foreign land workers by landowners in Nea Manolada Ilias, tolerated by local magnates and the state, was confirmed by the producers’ applications to OAED [Manpower Employment Organization] demanding for the new season 4000 workers.   Miserable conditions The demand for workers proves that during the last … Continue reading

Crossing Into the Unknown: The Plight of Migrants in the Fields of Greece (Huffington Post UK)
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Crossing Into the Unknown: The Plight of Migrants in the Fields of Greece (Huffington Post UK)

Fragkiska Megaloudi This report is based on extensive field work (February-March 2013) on the island of Crete (Herakleio, Ierapetra, Anogeia) and it is a joint research project with photographer Stylianos Papardelas The recent shooting of Bangladeshi workers, in South Greece, after they demanded outstanding wages might have shocked the nation, but it has put in … Continue reading

Racism, Exploitation, Violence: The Reality of Migrants’ Lives in Greece (Huffington Post UK)
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Racism, Exploitation, Violence: The Reality of Migrants’ Lives in Greece (Huffington Post UK)

Greece: idyllic country of picturesque islands and sparkling seas that welcomes strangers, or land of serious human rights abuses and growing violence and xenophobia? While there is no doubt about the loveliness of Greece’s landscapes, something brutal is going on behind the beauty. Last week Greece’s international image took a serious knock when 200 Bangladeshi … Continue reading