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Strike and protests confront Greek Nazis

20 September 2016
Golden Dawn fascists are facing opposition, writes Greek socialist and anti-fascist Giorgos Pittas

Port workers in Greece lead resistance to stop selloffs after new bailout blackmail

31 May 2016
Workers at the Greek port of Piraeus near Athens struck for two days last week against privatisation.

International round up: Protests against Syriza’s new austerity measures in Greece

24 May 2016
Greek MPs narrowly voted for a new round of austerity measures last Sunday to satisfy European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) blackmail.

Strikes hit Greece as Syriza sinks to a new low

10 May 2016
Big strikes show the potential for workers to smash Syriza’s pensions attack, writes Panos Garganas

Greek workers to strike for 48 hours in battle against EU's pension cuts

05 May 2016
Workers across Greece are set to walk out on a 48 hour general strike starting tomorrow, Friday, called at the last minute today. The government has just announced that parliament will vote on a hated attack on pensions on Sunday.

European Union and bankers demand more pain in Greece

03 May 2016
The European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) are demanding yet more austerity in Greece.

'We must let in child refugees’—Labour's Lord Alf Dubs speaks out

03 May 2016
Tory MPs are coming under increasing pressure over their refusal to let unaccompanied child refugees come to Britain.

Tories leave child refugees to rot as protests hit Greek island of Chios

26 April 2016
The government was disgracefully fighting to stop unaccompanied child refugees from being allowed into Britain on Monday of this week.

Refugee speaks out from inside detention camp on Chios in the Greek islands

21 April 2016
More than 7,000 refugees are now locked in detention camps on the Greek islands, following a European Union (EU) deal with Turkey last month. They face prison-like conditions and uncertain futures. But they are also fighting back.

Syrian refugees in Greece speak out - 'We've decided to live like humans'

12 April 2016
Refugees are resisting deportations and state repression in Greece

Anti-fascists stop Nazi Golden Dawn marching against refugees in Greece

12 April 2016
Greek fascist party Golden Dawn called a demonstration at the port of Piraeus near Athens on Friday night of last week.

Cuts provoke a walkout in Greece

12 April 2016
Greece’s creditors were in Athens this week negotiating more austerity.

Anti-fascists plan protest in Greece as Nazi Golden Dawn mobilises against refugees

08 April 2016
Anti-fascists plan to gather in the Greek port of Piraeus tonight, Friday, as the Nazi Golden Dawn prepares to march against refugees.

EU border guards enforce new Turkey deal but refugees resist in Greece

05 April 2016
Deportations from Greece began this week as the Aegean Sea lockdown deepens—you are either for the safe passage of refugees or with EU rulers’ cruel punishment, argues Dave Sewell

EU border clampdown sparks resistance in Greece

30 March 2016
Refugees, volunteers and anti-racists are resisting a clampdown in Greece.

Six myths about the European Union

30 March 2016
Left wing supporters of the European Union (EU) predict disaster if Britain votes to Leave. They say workers’ lives would get harder and racism would rise. But what would really happen? Socialist Worker looks behind six myths

Refugees rounded up into camps by EU’s brutal deal

22 March 2016
Refugees arriving in Greece are being rounded up into detention centres under a new deal backed by Tory David Cameron.

Protests set to take place across Europe as EU and Turkey debate how to stop refugees

18 March 2016
 Protests set to take place across Europe as EU and Turkey debate how to stop refugees

‘Refugees dying at border need you to protest now’

15 March 2016
Thousands of refugees marched out of the camp in Idomeni, northern Greece, on Monday of this week, looking for a way across the Macedonian border.

Anti-racists will march in 17 countries on Saturday: Greece will see eight demos

15 March 2016
This Saturday is the first time since refugees broke through Europe’s borders last year that the mass movement has coordinated internationally.

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