Migration and Struggle in Greece

Some links about the recent Prisoner revolts in Greece…

Posted by clandestina on 24 March 2009

rebels on the roof of the Chania, Crete juridical prison (photo from athens indymedia)

rebels at the roof of the Chania Juridical prison

The revolt that erupted during the last few days (in Chania and Thiva prisons primarily) is one more link in the incessant fight against the officialised penal barbarity in Greece, a struggle that is bound to peak again as long as the promises made by the government after the unprecedented prisoners struggle of last Autumn are systematically broken.   Immigrants are disproportionally hit by the vengeful penal system in Greece. One of the incidents that sparkled the Chania prison insurgency was that 20 immigrant prisoners had been kept locked naked for two days in the isolation chamber.  

Below are some links with info and documentation  in English about the recent events

Occupied London blog post

Posts in here and here.

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