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Situation worsens in Greece's Moria refugee camp Situation worsens in Greece’s Moria refugee camp

Incidents of fire and clashes between refugees and a section of hostile natives have also been reported on the island.

refugee camp fire Greece Fire claims life of a child at refugee camp in Greece

Conditions in Moria and other refugee camps in Greece have deteriorated further due to the increased inflow of migrants after Turkey opened its borders allowing them to cross over to Europe

Refugee camp workers in Lesvos, Greece go on strike

The right-wing government in Greece has slowed and suspended the asylum application process, increasing the number of inhabitants in the camps

Greek protests Greek residents mark shutdown against construction of detention centers for refugees

The residents of Lesvos, Samos and Chios islands in Greece are observing a complete shutdown on Thursday, in opposition to the government’s move to build more detention centers for refugees and asylum seekers

Citizens resist the construction of new detention centers in Greece

People of Lesbos have given a call to resist the government’s decision to build more detention centers for asylum seekers.

Greek strike Tens of thousands of Greek workers protest privatization of social security

A massive strike was held in Greece on February 18 against a bill that calls for privatizing social security. Workers staged mobilizations in over 60 places with tens of thousands marching in Athens alone

LARCO workers' protest in Greece LARCO workers in Greece protest against anti-worker bill

The conservative government in the country is pushing a bill to reduce the salaries of LARCO workers and subsequently privatize the state-owned company

Thousands march across Greece against US imperialism

Thousands of people from progressive sections across Greece took part in a massive demonstration protesting the ratification of the Greece- US defence deal.

US-Greece defense pact Massive protests break out in Greece following ratification of defense pact with US

The new Greece-US Defense Cooperation Agreement seeks to upgrade and extend the US bases in Greece and is likely to further integrate the country with NATO maneuvers

Refugee boats capsize 23 die as two migrant boats capsize in Mediterranean region

One of the boats capsized in the Ionian Sea near Paxi, Greece while the other accident took place in the Aegean Sea near Cesme in Turkey. 29 people were rescued

Greek OTE strike Braving police crackdown, Greek telecom workers continue strike

The workers of the OTE telecom company have been on strike since the last week of December, demanding a single collective contract for all workers in the OTE Group

Greece protests Massive protests across Greece in defense of social security

There is a strong demand for repealing the social security reforms proposed by the New Democracy (ND)-led government in the country. The reforms encourage privatization across sectors

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