The Yazidi’s Bread and Noufa’s Story: SolidarityNow presents the new video-documentary for Yazidis women who live at the Volvi Accommodation Scheme

Thessaloniki, April 18th, 2018 Noufa, 35-years-old, is one of the Yadizis women who live at the *Volvi Accommodation Scheme. As many Yazidis women, she waits to be reunited with her son in Germany. Noufa wears a bracelet -a good lucky charm, made of red and white threads, which are similar to our “Martis” bracelets. Noufa […]

The exhibition “The Journey: People on the Move” now in Glasgow

The Journey: People on the Move is an exhibition originally held in 2016 at Benaki Museum in Athens, organized by SolidarityNow, a Greek NGO aiming to support those most affected by the economic and humanitarian crisis in Greece. Population movements constitute a timeless, inevitable reality that surpasses the rigid framework established by national borders. Currently, […]

The Yazidis of Volvi Or Barfi’s Lament

SolidarityNow presents the new short film video for Yazidis women who live in the Volvi Accommodation Scheme Barfi is a 65-year-old woman and is the eldest woman in the small community of Volvi; currently, Volvi is the area where 200 Yazidis live. Everyone respects her. She always wears white clothes, the traditional costume of her people. […]

Mrs Antigone Lyberaki, the new General Manager of SolidarityNow

“I feel responsible to continue and expand the significant humanitarian work achieved by SolidarityNow“ Mrs Antigone Lyberaki assumes responsibility as the new General Manager of SolidarityNow, following a unanimous decision of the organization’s Board of Directors which was held on March 23rd, 2018. Her main objective in this new role is to press ahead and […]

Joint Press Conference: Two years after the EU-Turkey Deal

To mark the occasion of the second anniversary of the EU-Turkey Joint Statement (Deal, in essence), yesterday we held, along with other NGOs, a joint press conference titled: “Two years after the EU-Turkey Deal: a humanitarian tragedy for refugees and asylum seekers”. The press conference was hosted at the Journalists’ Union of Athens Daily Newspapers […]

Two years after the EU-Turkey Deal: a humanitarian tragedy for refugees and asylum seekers

Athens, 16 March 2018. Two years following the implementation of the EU-Turkey Deal, many refugees and asylum seekers continue to be trapped in the Greek islands, deprived of their basic human rights and access to international protection. On this second anniversary, and whilst legal appeals against the geographical limitation of asylum-seekers to the islands are […]

Access to Justice is an Absolute Human Right for All

3,801 people received legal assistance through the SolidarityNow Solidarity Centers Access to justice, the equality of all before the law, the exercise of the right to court representation and the right to trial are four of the basic human rights* which SolidarityNow defends as self-evident for every person -regardless of nationality, gender, religion, political beliefs. […]


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