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UNHCR criticizes Greece over evictions of 9,000 recognized refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has expressed deeply concerned over the eviction of some  9,000 recognized refugees from camps, hotels and apartments. Stressing that for many the exit from organized accommodation is premature, the UNHCR calls on the Greek government to implement accommodation and labor schemes and increase …

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11,000 of recognized refugees in Greece face eviction as of June 1

The Greek government is proceeding with its plan to stop hosting asylum-seekers with recognized refugee status in camps and EU subsidized apartments and hotels. Some 11,000 refugees will have to leave the facilities as of next Monday, June 1, 2020. As little has been done regarding the social integration of …

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Outrage postpones eviction of Metropolitan Social Clinic at Helliniko premises

Solidarity actions in Greece and in Europe brought fruits. The Metropolitan Community Social Clinic at the premises of the old airport of Athens Helliniko will not be evicted or closed down. According to a statement issued by the Clinic, the eviction scheduled for June 30th 2018 has been postponed, while …

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Jobless father of 3 to lose home due to €3.800 debt

Members of leftist political parties, solidarity groups and civic movement “I don’t pay” managed to block the eviction of a 5-member family. The activists chased the notaries out of the court room in Thessaloniki on Wednesday. The home of the family was to be auctioned as the owner had a …

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ND-candidate: Banks seize homes in order to give mortgages

These days I try to avoid watching on television candidates from political parties praising their program and their positions. It mostly makes me sad to see either new and totally unknown faces or veterans MPs of all colors and ideological directions insisting that they know how to economically save me;  …

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Breath for Borrowers: Home auction-stop extended until end of 2013

A breath for thousands of borrowers as Greek government decided to extend the auctions ban for one more year. With a legislative act the Ministry of Development suspends auctions for the so-called “first housing” until December 31, 2013.  The legislative act prohibits banks from conducting auctions for unpaid mortgage loans if the home …

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Thessaloniki: Police Station to be evicted

A police station in Thessaloniki has received the magic paperfor eviction. A police union representative was telling this morning on television – I don’t remember which channel – that the Ministry had asked a 20% rental decrease but the two-storey building owner did not accept. So the case landed in the …

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