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Lesvos, Chios strike: Police against locals, forest fire due to flash grenades

Public services, banks, cafes and restaurants and even kiosks are closed down on the island of Lesvos on Wednesday. Locals joined the general strike to protest the unprecedented police violence against those protesting the construction of a closed migration center. Locals gathered at Sappho main square of Mytiline and marched …

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Police arrests Greek extremists acting like “raid battalion” in Moria village (UPD)

Police on the island of Lesvos has arrested seven Greek extremists who were conducting street and house to Greeks and foreign nationals in the village of Moria. All members of the so-called “control squad” or “raid battalion” were wearing helmets and holding bats when they arrested on Thursday night. All …

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Protests on Lesvos turn ugly when far-right extremists attack journalists, policemen (picts, videos)

A group of some 80 far-right extremists have attacked journalists and photo reporters covering the visit of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to the island of Lesvos on Thursday night. According to athensnewsagency, the extremists threw stones and flares at journalists and police, targeted also locals opposing the violence. The owner …

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Magic Carpet: A handmade gift by refugees and migrants to Lesvos

A large “magic carpet” decorates since Thursday the wall of the Municipality Theater of Mytilene on the island of Lesvos since Thursday. Under the guidance of two exceptional artists from Greece and France, forty refugees and migrants as well as ten volunteers from different countries joined their forces to create …

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