On the new blog Exiles in the Balkans http://exilesinthebalkans.wordpress.com/
BULGARIA: INHOSPITALITY OF EUROPE
Bulgaria has built a fence at its border with Turkey and continue to push back exiles, like Syrians, which try to cross the border, as shown by the testimonies collected by Human Rights Watch, whic...
GREECE: INCREASED PENALTIES AGAINST THE WORDS AND RACIST ACTS
A law has been adopted that provide a more severe penalty for incitement to racial hatred, racism and Holocaust denial. It was long expected, particularly because of the development of the Golden D...
GREECE: PIKPA IN DANGER
PIKPA is an self-organised shelter of exiles created by the inhabitants of the island of Lesbos, near the Turkish coast ( in a place provided by the municipality. Sometimes instrumentalised by the ...
GREECE: DESIGNATED SMUGGLERS
The mission of Christian Peacemaker Team in Lesbos enabled them to observe how the Greek coastguard designate among the exiles came on the same boat supposed smugglers who are thus imprisoned for s...
GREECE: NEW CONDEMNATIONS BY THE ECHR
Greece has just been condemned by the European Court of Human Rights for the inhuman and degrading conditions in detention centers again. In one of the two judgments, it emphasizes the excessive le...