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Latest activities and news.


First case of Corona Virus detected on Lesvos

As Corona Virus spreads around the globe, little attention has been paid the to unique risk that refugees face from the virus. The virus spreads quickly in close quarters, and ...
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Farsi Corona Information Resource Page

We are very glad to announce that our Farsi Corona Information Resource page went online today. We want to thank the Iranian friends who helped us to make this possible ...
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Call for Solidarity from Lesvos

We were, we are and will be here. We stand by our message: Standing together for Lesvos! Stand By Me Lesvos continues working despite the current climate in Greece and ...
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Our Message: Standing together in Lesvos

Today we, refugees from various countries, Greek citizens and international volunteers working for Stand by me Lesvos gathered in front of the closed gate of our Acadamia school near Moria ...
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The Day after the Closure of Stand by me Lesvos’ Academia

Last Monday just after one hundred women and children newly registered for classes in Stand by Lesvos’ Academia local authorities came and closed the place, because according to them sanitary ...
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Our Academia reopened this morning following last weeks strike

Our Academia reopened this morning following last weeks strike, we used to bring out our message and reorganize. (https://standbymelesvos.gr/…/statement-to-the-media-and-pub…) Thank you for everyone supporting us! We also hope we gave ...
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Statement to the Media and Public: We are on Strike!

The Situation for refugees and citizens of Lesvos is becoming unbearable. Local Greek Organisation Stand by me Lesvos (SBML) declares its solidarity with on-going protests. SBML is a school providing ...
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Open letter: Christmas greeting from Moria II | medico.de
Self-organized refugee groups from the new Moria camp address Europe in a Christmas letter. The letter of the medico partner organizations in the wording. “Dear ...
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Refugees in Europe’s ‘largest refugee camp’ self-organise coronavirus awareness campaign as cases rise | tremr.com
The first case of Covid-19 was reported in Moria refugee camp in  September , as a 40 year old man from Somalia tested positive for the virus ...
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Vi er dypt fortvilet over forholdene i den nye Moria-leiren | utrop.no
De tre hjelpeteamene, som består av både leirbeboere og folk utenfor leiren,  uttrykker sterk bekymring for helsetilstanden til menneskene i leiren. De uttrykker også skuffelse: ...
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Lesbos: Leben im Übergangs-Camp | zdf.de
Vor wenigen Wochen ist das Camp Moria fast vollständig niedergebrannt. Danach herrschte Chaos – bis ein provisorisches Zeltlager errichtet wurde. Wie geht es den Geflüchteten ...
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Greece: Migrant volunteers clean roadsides near Moria as many remain homeless following fires | ruptly.tv
Refugee and migrant volunteers could be seen cleaning the roads near Moria, on Wednesday, as many are still sleeping rough in the Greek island of ...
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Fires Gut Europe’s Largest Migrant Camp On The Greek Island Of Lesbos | npr.org
Ra’ed Alabed, a 45-year-old Syrian, is now sheltering with friends along with his daughter, son-in-law and four-month-old granddaughter. The fires destroyed their tents.  “We don’t ...
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Camp de Moria : le point de vue des bénévoles | arte.tv
Après 5 mois passés sur place, notre correspondant Mortaza Behboudi quitte le camp de réfugiés de Moria sur l’île de Lesbos. Dans ce dernier reportage, ...
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Self-organization in Moria | mare-liberum.org
Since 2016, many refugees are forced to stay in Moria in order to wait for their asylum decisions for months, sometimes for years. With time, ...
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