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Refugee crisis needs urgent pan-European action says Greece Solidarity Campaign

The Greece Solidarity Campaign’s latest 17-strong delegation visited Athens from March 6th- 8th, pictured here in the docks of Piraeus with volunteers who work with the refugees. The members of this 8th GSC delegation to Athens were: Cllr Isidoros Diakides (GSC), Cllr Emine … Continue reading

Resistance as Greek bailout demands pension ‘reforms’

   January and February have seen an angry mass campaign of protests, demonstrations and strikes across Greece against the raft of measures proposed by the government to try to meet the WONGA-like demands of the 3rd Bailout European lenders, who … Continue reading

Solidarity needed as much as ever! Affiliate to the Greece Solidarity Campaign!

  The Greek people continue their struggle with European institutions against the suffocating austerity measures, debt and privatisations strangling their country. The Greece Solidarity Campaign won many new friends during the tumultuous events of 2015. The GSC campaigned vigorously in … Continue reading

Annual General Meeting of Greece Solidarity Campaign October 2015

Report by Cllr Isidoros Diakides, Co-Chair GSC, October TAKING STOCK – GREECE AT THE CROSSROADS This was another roller-coaster year. Once more, as we have come to expect, our Greek comrades never let us down when it comes to adrenalin pumping … Continue reading

“We can’t take this anymore!” General Strike against Severe Austerity Measures.

                          A General Strike is taking place across Greece today November 12th. It is the first General Strike since the signing of the 3rd Memorandum agreement with the … Continue reading

Mass Petition to Cancel Greek Debt presented in Brussels.

   Over 100,000 people signed the Europe-wide petition calling for the cancellation of the Greek debt which was presented to Thomas Wieser, Chair of the Eurogroup Working Group in Brussels on November 4th 2015  The representatives of Jubilee Debt Campaign and … Continue reading

Urgent – Last Chance to Sign The Greek Debt Petition

The Europe-wide petition  calling for a European Conference to agree Debt Cancellation for Greece and other countries which was launched by 42 organisations in 14 countries will be presented to the President of the European Council’s Eurogroup Working Group on November 4th.  … Continue reading

The murder of Pavlos Fyssas: a political anatomy

      It is two years since the murder of the Greek antifascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas. A detailed account and political analysis of the crime and the neo-Nazi organisation behind it, Golden Dawn, has been written by Thanasis Kampagiannis, one of … Continue reading

Solidarity needed as Greece goes to polls again

As Alexis Tsipras resigns , Syriza splits, a new Popular Unity Party is formed by ex-Syriza MPs and a general election is called for September 20th, the ravages of the most extreme austerity measures in Europe imposed on the people of Greece remain. … Continue reading

Sudden End to Humanitarian Success for Refugees and Volunteers on the Island of Kos

  Report by Jane Deighton on her visit to Kos, 12th August 2015 Sudden end to humanitarian success for Kos refugees and volunteers Kos volunteers’ high risk strategy this week forced the local Government to take responsibility for feeding the … Continue reading