Elias Marcou

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European Court decision finds 2016 collective pushbacks “lawful”

European Court decision finds 2016 collective pushbacks “lawful”

Illustration: Fanis Kollias A long-awaited decision issued by the European Court of Human Rights on April 5, on a case regarding a violent pushback of approximately 1,500 asylum seekers into Greece via North Macedonia in 2016, has raised concerns for the state of...

Masafarhána: Inside the invisible refugee houses in Athens

Masafarhána: Inside the invisible refugee houses in Athens

ARTWORK: KYRA SACKS TRANSLATION: GIGI PAPOULIAS After a 30-minute drive from downtown Athens to the northwestern suburbs, the car stops in front of an entrance of a three-story building. There’s a metal door, which prohibits passers-by from seeing the interior...

The food we eat: Tomatoes and greed – the exodus of Ghana’s farmers

The food we eat: Tomatoes and greed – the exodus of Ghana’s farmers

Our food systems destroy natural landscapes, lead to the exploitation of hundreds of thousands of migrant workers around the globe, and are responsible for the torture of animals. The environmental impact of food production ― which encompasses production, processing,...

Unaccompanied minors: The fear of adulthood

Unaccompanied minors: The fear of adulthood

Artwork: Vaggelis Kolotsios / AspalaxComix [Facebook, Instagram] Translation: Gigi Papoulias fter several unsuccessful attempts to work as an interpreter for an NGO, he decided to try his luck at a construction job. This was also the first time he...

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