PRESS RELEASES & ARTICLES

Conditions at Moria are “shameful”.

19 NGOs decry conditions at the site, now worse than ever, and call for sustainable solutions to both decongest the islands and improve conditions across first receptions centres in North Aegean Sea. Athens, September 13, 2018 – Over 17,000 people remain crammed in Greek island reception centers with a total capacity for only 6,000, living […]

SolidarityNow contributes to the coordination of the aid provided to the fire victims

Reciprocity: the organization’s teams and refugees-beneficiaries offer their support “It is now important to achieve the right coordination so this aid to be meaningful“, says Antigone Lyberaki, SolidarityNow General Manager Athens, August 2nd, 2018 The whole country is overwhelmed by sorrow after the wildfires that struck Attica a few days ago causing many people’s death. […]

SolidarityNow on the Side of those Affected by the Fires in Attica

At SolidarityNow, we express our deepest sorrow for the tragedy and death of our fellow human beings from the fires that hit Attica region. The organization, responding to the urgent needs caused by the humanitarian and environmental disaster, offers relief items and supplies whereas a dedicated team is visiting the area to support those who […]

Joint Press Release: Deaths in the Mediterranean-Civil Society organizations call on European Commission to take action

Amidst harrowing reports of increased numbers of drownings due to European Governments’ blocking of humanitarian assistance on Central Mediterranean, rights and aid groups from across Europe come together in a call for decisive action by the European Commission to halt the further loss of lives in the Mediterranean. In an open letter to the EU […]

NGO statement on the closure of PIKPA solidarity camp

We, the undersigned organizations active in human rights and humanitarian aid, urge the Regional Governor of the North Aegean Region to re-examine her decision to suspend the operations of Lesvos Solidarity in the area of PIPKA on the island of Lesvos. PIKPA, an open, self-organised solidarity space, has provided essential services and assistance to refugees […]

SolidarityNow calls for immediate actions to improve the living conditions of refugees at Thiva’s Open Accommodation Site

The recent death of the three-year-old boy, at Thiva’s Open Accommodation Site, is a fact that must signal the danger to all of us and activate the authorities to prevent such tragic events in the future, SolidarityNow states. Moreover, it underlines the need for immediate action to improve people’s living conditions in the site. SolidarityNow […]

#WelcomingEurope: Open Letter – Stand up with Hungary for a #WelcomingEurope!

Yesterday, Hungary’s Parliament passed a series of laws that criminalise individuals and NGOs that offer help to migrants in need. With this open letter, civil society organisations call European citizens to sign and mobilise behind the #WelcomingEurope European Citizens’ Initiative. Hungarian civil society needs your support now and the EU must end the criminalisation of […]

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