Monthly Archives: March 2010

where are my friends?

my friends are somewhere in prison. I don’t know where. the police catch people and bring them to prison in Komunisia, then to the border with Albania, then to Thessaloniki and I don’t know where. Me also they caught before and they brought me these ways. my friend called me that they brought them now […] Continue reading

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Igoumenitsa: every day the same procedure …

Today, yesterday, the day before, every day … I try to leave for Italy. waiting for a truck, waiting for a chance. climbing inside, hiding. in the end always the same: the driver finds me, the komando finds me. somebody always finds me. then I have to leave the truck again and escape. I think […] Continue reading

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What I want from myself

I want to drink hot and colorful tea under the sun all the time. I want you to wash my dishes and dirty clothes. I want to tease all people on the telephone -with a private number. I want them to quit nazism¬rasism. I want to stop all bad accidents bevor they happen I want […] Continue reading

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my shoes arrived in italy!

yesterday i was hiding in a truck with my friends, but police found us. they took our shoes away and told us to leave: “now your shoes will go to italy without you. you don’t need them anymore!” now i borrow a pair of old shoes from a friend. they are too small but i […] Continue reading

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Patras: raids in the trains!

today early in the morning a group of 25 police entered the place we live and arrested more than 70 of us. Sudanese, Somali, Palestini, Afghan refugees. Even some with pink card. police repression has to stop. we want our human rights!
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finally I left!

I was in Kumenisia for two or three months. I tried going to Italy. It was not my first time in Greece. I was already deported twice back: once from the UK and once from Austria. Greece is really shit! I had a Pink Card in Greece after my deportation but anything else. I was […] Continue reading

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to the Greek government and the Greek society

We migrants living in Greece are human beings who in our majority have faced severe political and social problems in our home countries. The real reason why we are in Greece is that we are looking for a life in security and with dignity. Most of us were astonished when recognising the fact that applying […] Continue reading

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keep your hands off from our settlement!

yesterday we protested together with Greek young people against our removal from the trains. It is more than one month now that we are afraid every day. we are forced by the Greek government to live under these conditions without any human rights. We have no choice. Athens is for many of us worse than […] Continue reading

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some remarks from inside the trains

Do you see this trains? We live there. It is our house! Inside now there is one men with a broken leg. Police beat him. When we leave this place the police come and tell us: “No! you have to stay inside!” How can we find some small money, something to eat in the garbage, […] Continue reading

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my deportation to Turkey

I am from Afghanistan and I am a refugee. I came to Greece in the summer of 2009. Since then I am again in Patras. I have been here before. In the end of 2008 I was caught in Patras by the police. We were many, from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan and other countries. Maybe […] Continue reading

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