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Perhaps there is hope after all, thank you Agathonisi

When a boat arrived on the Greek island of Agathonisi yesterday, we feared the worst, people was scared, hiding from authorities in fear of being illegally sent back to Turkey. After arriving they split up in several smaller groups, some moved quickly away from the area, other stayed in the area hiding in fear ofContinue reading “Perhaps there is hope after all, thank you Agathonisi”

11 people drowned, 7 of them Children, after a pushback performed by Greek authorities

Another disaster in the Aegean, 11 people drowned, 7 of them children, after a pushback performed by Greek authorities. Yesterday at 00.10 the Turkish coast guard received an email from Greek authorities that a group of people was drifting inside Turkish waters, in need of rescue. Turkish coast guard found 3 life rafts carrying 66Continue reading “11 people drowned, 7 of them Children, after a pushback performed by Greek authorities”

Pusbacks Continues in Greece, Unchallenged by EU Commission

On September 1, we published about a sailboat carrying approximately 90 people, all from Afghanistan, that was drifting 35km south east of Koroni. Greek authorities claimed they didn’t find them, now we know the truth, they were found and illegally pushed back to Turkey by the Greek coast guard. The smugler that had been drivingContinue reading “Pusbacks Continues in Greece, Unchallenged by EU Commission”

Never before have so many people been pushed back in the Aegean Sea

On average, 100 people have been found drifting, in life rafts and rubber boats, every single day in August, as a result of pushbacks performed by Greek authorities. At a time when politicians and journalists have had a fixed focus on the war in Ukraine, energy crisis and Frontex, Greek authorities have taken the opportunityContinue reading “Never before have so many people been pushed back in the Aegean Sea”

Sailboat In Distress South East of Koroni

A sailboat carrying approximately 90 people, all from Afghanistan, is currently drifting 35km south east of Koroni. The boat has lost power on the engine and the person sailing the boat abandoned ship during the night. Report on water entering the boat has been received. People onboard the sailboat needs to be rescued immediately andContinue reading “Sailboat In Distress South East of Koroni”

So Let’s be very clear, again, Mr Mitsotakis, you are most definitely lying

In the early hours of August 17, a boat carrying 21 people, Palestinian families, arrived on the south west side of Agathonisi. While they group still was disembarking from the boat, a fisherman arrived in a blue fishing boat. They claim that the fishermen sat fire to their boat, if this is true, or theyContinue reading “So Let’s be very clear, again, Mr Mitsotakis, you are most definitely lying”