Socialist Worker

Greece


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.

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.

Border controls tighten as EU elite show true colours

01 March 2016
European Union (EU) states turned on each other last week in a bid to keep out refugees.

Syrian refugees stuck at Turkish and EU borders

09 February 2016
Tens of thousands of people are fleeing Syria’s second city Aleppo to gather at refugee camps around the Oncupinar gate on the border with Turkey.

Biggest general strike in years defies Syriza's pension cuts in Greece

04 February 2016
The huge general strike rally in Athens today, Thursday, was probably the biggest since 2011 and the summer of mass occupations of public squares.

Syriza faces nationwide strike against pension cut in Greece

02 February 2016
Workers in Greece were set to take part in a general strike to defend their pensions, reports Dave Sewell

Syriza one year on - what went wrong?

02 February 2016
The celebration that followed left party Syriza’s election last year has given way to bitterness, says Dave Sewell

Protesters in Greece rage against treatment of refugees—and demand fences are torn down

25 January 2016
Anti-racists from all over Greece marched on the border with Turkey last Sunday demanding safe passage for refugees.

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.