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Posted by clandestina on 6 January 2020

Clandestina participates in the ‘Stop War On Migrants’ campaign. The campaign was initiated on October 2019, after the announcement of the new anti-immigration policy in Greece.

This is the text that presented the new governmental policy on migration and called for launching the campaign (Oct. 2019): StopWar_leaflet_EN

This is a presentation of the assembly of the “Stop War On Migrants” campaign in English, French, Arabic, Farsi and Urdu: Who_we_are_5_languages

This is the facebook page of the “Stop War On Migrants” campaign:



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Bulletin : Βreaking the borders, communicating and struggling together

Posted by clandestina on 7 August 2019

Clandestina is participating in Bulletin, a group of local and migrant activists publishing the magazine under the same name aiming to help break the barriers of communication and unite our struggles in both the cities and the migrants’ camps. Bulletin is a multilingual magazine published in Arabic, English, French, Albanian, Farsi…

You can vist Bulletin’s fb page for news and updates:

This is Bulletin’s web page:

You can download issues Bulletin #1 from here, Bulletin #2 from here and Bulletin #3 from here.

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The Greek part of the Balkan route: Pressure & Resistance

Posted by clandestina on 8 September 2017


…how the creation of the Balkan route is connected to the Greek financial crisis

…what happened when people on the move came across the part of the greek population that (faced with the end of consumerism as we knew it) chose not fascism but humanity and solidarity and what was the reaction of the social movement in Greece

…how a radical/progressive government followed all EU recommendations and directives while at the same time continued standard Greek State politics on migration and kept posing as radical and progressive

…what is the situation today … what are the paths of resistance

Download pdf: September_2017_presentation_web_final

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Still strangers in a bosses’ world

Posted by clandestina on 3 August 2017

Clandestina is now focused in practical solidarity and analysis.
For daily news on migrants struggles you can check the Thessaloniki No Border Camp facebook page:

In the summer of 2016, the Refugee to Refugee Call Center (R2R) was established in Thessaloniki:

You can read more about the trials of the 100 people arrested after the Thessaloniki No Border Camp (and about other similar cases) in the webpage “You can’t evict solidarity” that was created in the autumn of 2016:

You can find a collection of texts presented at the Thessaloniki No Border Camp here:

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Thessaloniki No Border Camp 2016

Posted by clandestina on 12 May 2016

Clandestina participates in the preparation of Thessaloniki 2016 No Border Camp.

For more info and to read news on Migration & Struggle in Greece, visit:


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Eidomeni: migrants destory fence, teargased by police

Posted by clandestina on 29 February 2016

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Greece is turning into “hot-spot”

Posted by clandestina on 27 February 2016

The situation in Greece is further intensifying. 25,000 migrants stranded in Greece. “Hot-spots” and people walking and sleeping on the highways. Greek authorities announced that ferries will be held back on the islands and used as temporary accommodation. Apart from the over crowed camps close to the port there are also several hundred people accommodated in the ferry terminals of Piraeus. Meanwhile, the Slovenian authorities have announced to limit the daily influx of people to only 580 per day.

Read all updates here

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Nato launches naval patrols to return migrants to Turkey

Posted by clandestina on 12 February 2016

Military alliance sends three warships, backed by planes, to intercept migrants and refugees in admission from EU that it is failing to cope with flow of people.

Nato has sent a patrol of three warships to intercept migrants trying to reach Greece by sea and send them back to Turkey, as Europe steps up efforts to contain the refugee crisis.

The mission has been agreed and ordered to the Aegean sea in less than 24 hours, an extremely rapid move for the alliance. Nato normally spends months deliberating over decisions and agreeing details.

The German-led patrol will be backed by planes that can monitor the flow of people attempting illegal crossings. Greece and Turkey have agreed that any migrants they intercept will be sent back.

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January 2016: the deadliest month so far

Posted by clandestina on 31 January 2016

January 2016 has been the deadliest month ever in the Aegean: 257 migrants have died in the cold sea. A dozen more migrants died either after reaching Europe or traveling to a launch point in Turkey and 26 migrants died trying to reach Italy.

On Saturday (30/1) 39 migrants died trying to reach the island of Lesvos.

On Thursday (28/01) 26 migrants died near the island of Samos.

On Wednesday (27/01) 7 migrants died near the island of Kos.

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Aegean Sea: 95 migrants dead in first three weeks of 2016

Posted by clandestina on 25 January 2016

Today we “celebrate” one year of “left government”.
During this time nearly 1,000 immigrant lost their life in the Aegean, 95 of them in first three weeks of 2016 …


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