Documentation on problems of migrants in Greece 2009 in Arabic

Video of refugee life in Igoumenitsa

Prison of the coast guard in Igoumenitsa

Greek-Turkish border

Greece grapples with illegal immigrants

The invisible wall


Afghan refugees on hunger strike in Athens 2010/ 2011

Greek fascists attack Refugees in Athens

Life on the margins for Greece’s migrant labourers (2011)

Afghan refugees in their informal camp in Patras that was destroyed in 2009

Refugees living in the trains of Patras

A Sudanese Refugee tells about his life in Patras and the quest for a safe home… (2010)

Homeless refugees in Athens and the fascist repression in the centre of Athens

Greek migrant policy sparks controversy, August 2009, BBC

Detention centres in Evros from inside

Dublin’s Trap: another side of the Greek crisis 2012
Through the story of an Afghan asylum seeker who won a historic victory at the European Court of Human Rights, this film shines a new light on the consequences of migration policies in the crisis-affected country of Greece.
see the documentary here

How much further / 2012
see the video here

The infomobile

... is like a “paper boat”. We chose this as a metaphor for what we want to create and for the situation of refugees and migrants in Greece. The paper boat is a folded boat able to swim – for a while. Then you have to build a new one to go on travelling. A paper boat is symbolic for the journey of life, vulnerable but in your own hands and to be recreated again and again. It is simple, but it carries many hopes and dreams. It can dance on a turbulent sea. It belongs to everybody. And it might become the small version – like a first draft – of a welcome-space.

Get in touch


RSS Clandestina

  • The Greek part of the Balkan route: Pressure & Resistance
    …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 […]

RSS Group of Lawyers – Athens

    The GROUP OF LAWYERS FOR THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES advises you that legal counselling WILL NOT be provided anymore after 18th December 2018. You are therefore kindly requested to contact other organisations providing legal assistance. ________________________________________________________ Le GROUPE DES AVOCATS POUR LES DROITS DES MIGRANTS ET DES RÉFUGIÉS souhaite vous informer que

RSS the border is the problem