PRESS RELEASES & ARTICLES

Joint Press Release about the violent incidents in Moria, Lesvos

On 28 November 2016 due to the accident in Moria’s camp that took the  lives of two refugees, SolidarityNow and 22 other organizations made a joint statement about the living conditions and safety rules in the refugee camps around the country. We express our deepest concern in relation to the information, complaints and testimonies about […]

Solidarity has found its home!

Outcomes in Numbers: SolidarityNow achievements in Providing Accommodation to Asylum Seekers and Relocation Candidates  SolidarityNow is actively involved in addressing the issue of refugees’ and asylum seekers’ accommodation in our country, based on the principles of human dignity and respect, having provided hosting and accommodation to more than 4,400 people of concern -among them more […]

SolidarityNow: Annual Activity Report 2016

Τhe organisation’s actions and its commitment to support the vulnerable populations reflected in a detailed report  150.000 provided services at the Solidarity Centers – over 3.700 refugees/migrants have found shelter “Confronted with reality, SolidarityNow developed programmatically and operationally to simultaneously undertake directly implemented social service provision and humanitarian relief activities for those in need -refugees, […]

Lack of handover plans for the response in Greece puts asylum seekers at risk, NGOs warn

Humanitarian organisations welcome the transition to Greek Government management of all aspects of service provision for asylum seekers on the Greek islands and for unaccompanied children throughout Greece. However, as this transition begins, and the European Commission scales down support for humanitarian assistance currently provided by nongovernmental organisations (NGOs), there are growing concerns over the […]

“The Small Room with 101 Windows”

“Small Room”, is an artistic project inspired and based on the refugees’ journey from their warring countries to Europe. The first opening days of the exhibition were from May 28th to May 30th in Thessaloniki, where the initiator-activist Vassilis Tsartsanis, along with the Asklepeion Team, presented their work to the public. The exhibition was held […]

Safe Refugee and Proud!

On Saturday, June 10th and during the three-day period, June 14th to 17th, SolidarityNow participated in Athens and Thessaloniki Pride, respectively, on the side of the LGBTI population. The aim of the organization’s presence at the Festival was to stand by the LGBTI community and to present its own work on the protection and rights’ […]

“You have to taste a culture to understand it” *

*Deborah Cater, British travel and food blogger On the evening of June 19th, the Seychelles restaurant in Kerameikos had altered its catalogue adding Barshank’s dishes – humus, spicy lamb, tabbouleh, grilled chicken with spices and groats and mutabal. The same happened when Abdul cooked at the 7 Food Sins restaurant in Plaka, where the cook […]