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

A permanent crime commited by… the  presidency of the EU
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A permanent crime commited by… the presidency of the EU

By Anta Psarra Behind the Coast Guard officers and illegal ‘refoulements’, there is the government which provokes anyone seeking clarifications about the Pharmakonisi affair. Informal ‘refoulements’ constitute the government’s central line. Those drowned are ‘collateral damages’ of the governmental line. Behind the Coast Guard men there is the government. It provokes those demanding an inquiry … Continue reading

“Migrants are trapped between Greece and Turkey” says International Federation for Human Rights
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“Migrants are trapped between Greece and Turkey” says International Federation for Human Rights

“Tighter controls at the border between Greece and Turkey are forcing many people fleeing conflict to use increasingly dangerous routes.” By Yannis Elafros The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the Hellenic League for Human Rights (HLHR), and the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) published yesterday a joint communication in Paris expressing their concern about the … Continue reading