In August after a spell fundraising back in the uk, 3 of us from the Belgrade campaign drove through Serbia, Bulgaria and down through Greece’s main land to Athens, where we stayed in the imfamous squat district for a week. We headed to Lesvos and established a space in one of two large industrial building … Continue reading 2017 Direct Action Volunteers & Refugee Art Trail are born…
Wood burners, welders, and donations for fire wood needed on lesvos in squatted refugee accomadation...
Please forward and write to your MP to pressure the greek government to open the way from Island prisons to the mainland to find their families, work and a better life!
Update on refugee art trails works on Lesbos, and an appeal for fishing equipment to distribute.
These are images of the squats on Lesvos where I find myself living. The refugees living here prefer to live in these windowless shells of buildings than in the government run camps, which are nearly at double capacity, with people sleeping OUTSIDE on the ground! Large NGO's are busy in the camps, but there … Continue reading Lesvos – Winter is coming
25/4/17 - A day out in the woods, climbing trees, running down forest paths screeching , catching Gundagir the dig, and generally having fun, like young boys should. A huge thanks to all who made this possible, and please, spread the link to this if u have 5 minutes so we can continue to offer … Continue reading Forest school in serbia for refugee minors.
13 yr old beaten by border police at Hungarian frontier with Serbia
A view on the life of a volunteer helping the migrants in Serbia, and their struggle to stay alive while crossing the border to hungary.
So ... we arrived yesterday lunch time, and spent the day meeting people and getting shown around and filled in on how the camp runs. MSF have a small presence with 3 heated tents, 2 kitchens split the work of cooking around 400 meals, twice a day, there is the soul food kitchen, and the … Continue reading Day 1 – Belgrade refugee camp ‘the Baracks’