Tag Archives: Aegean Islands

A little Story about justified anger -> Journey back to the borders Part III

Just before I went on my trip to Mytilene I saw in Germany the news about refugees in Greece. On TV it was reported on how aggressive and angry the refugees were in Greece (Mytilene). After I saw these news in Germany about the refugees I started to think and worry a bit. Would it … Continue reading A little Story about justified anger -> Journey back to the borders Part III Continue reading

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Traces back 2014: Programm of the jouney back

Wednesday, 6th August – 7 PM – Welcome to Europe: Party in Pikpa with Food and Music Pikpa is a selforganised Welcome Centre for Refugees. We will join with the newcomers and some refugees who stay already for a while in Pikpa and with local supporters. Thursday, 7th August 9 PM – Platia Sappho Pagani: […] Continue reading

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Jawad’s Journey

Hier gibt es diesen Artikel auch auf Deutsch Hello I am Jawad and I live in Hamburg now for the last three and a half years. I am from Afghanistan and I want to tell the story of how I came to Hamburg. It is a long story. That I had to leave my country […] Continue reading

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My first time in Mytilini

It is my first time in Mytilene. My friend Selinia told me to come to be part of the gathering. They have relations to CCR and nothing to do with the government. I was very happy when she asked me to come here as I will make new friends and because I will get to […] Continue reading

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Traces back: Memorial in Thermi

12th of October 2013 We came together today. Here in the harbour of Thermi we gathered for remembering the dead of the European border regime. In the last years about 20.000 people have been killed by these murderous borders – here in the Aegean, at the street of Gibraltar and many have been lost in […] Continue reading

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A memorable encounter

Hello, I am an Afghan girl who lives in Hamburg, Germany for 2 years. I am 18 years old, I go to school, and am in the 11th grade. Right now I am in Mytilini, the capital city of Lesvos to particpate in the conference of the initiatives Youth Without Borders and Infomobile to help […] Continue reading

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Now on Mytilene I hope that we can help the people here who are going through that what I had experienced myself.

Ich bin Arash, ich komme aus Afghanistan und momentan lebe ich in Kiel in Deutschland. In 2006 bin ich nach Europa gekommen und am 16. Oktober 2006 war ich auf Mitilini. Zweieinhalb Tage war ich in Pagani und danach bin ich nach Athen mit der Fähre gefahren. Dort war ich zwei Tage und ich hatte […] Continue reading

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Traces back 2013: Meeting with the Mayor of Mytilini

Hello Friends, today, on the 10th of October 2013 we had an appointment with the mayor of Mytilene, Greece. The goal of this meeting was to negotiate the closing of the prison of Moria. We wanted to thank the city of Mytilini which helped us to set up the camp in Tsamakia beach of Mytilini […] Continue reading

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Traces back 2013: Arrival in Mytilene

Sunday night, arrival in Mytilene. We, a little group of 10 people were really exited when we arrived at the beach of Tsamakia. With the feeling: Finally we did it again! Here in Mytilene we were looking forward to meeting people who were in solidarity with us. We were glad to see the Mediterranean Sea […] Continue reading

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Traces back 2013: Letter to the people in Mytilene

On a journey back to the border, we track back our traces to Europe. Letter to the people in Mytilene Dear people in Mitilini and on Lesvos island, We came via Lesvos and/ or Greece to Europe, most of us some years ago and we are living now in different cities in Germany and Sweden. […] Continue reading

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