Retrospective of Platanos – Part II

Rescue at sea..   IASONAS from the solidarity team of Platanos accompanies a boat from refugees to the island of Lesvos…   Iasonas helps the refugee boat arrive safely to coast.. Advertisements

Retrospective of Platanos 2015 – Part I

RAYYAN HARIES needs our help. A young guy from Malaysia off his own back turned up in Lesvos and is doing an amazing job providing food for refugees at Skala as soon as they get off the boats. He sent out this message below and after speaking to him I want us all to help…

Idomeni: la fin de l’espoir

4 decembre 2015 Quelques mois auparavent personne ne connaissait Idomeni, une petite communaute de quelques maison construite a cote de a station du train au nord de la Grece, a la frontiere avec la Macedoine. Au debut de l’ete, quand le flux migratoire a ete intensifie, le chemin de refugies dans la Grece s’est etabli…

Solidarity with the refugees in Lesvos

Descriptions don’t come easy. Pushing the tangle of emotions aside doesn’t come easy. Let me begin with the original idea: a report on solidarity initiatives and structures. Inevitably, this would take me to Lesbos, the capital of solidarity. The original idea: a feature article about the island, with some historical background. Starting from the boat…