Share your story with us!

Are you a refugee who is being moved from the islands to the mainland?

Please share your story with us!

Help us keep up the pressure for improved treatment, conditions and rights of refugees in Greece. A group of human rights and humanitarian non-governmental organizations have come together to campaign for Prime Minister Tsipras to #OpenTheIslands and we need your help.

Step 1: Take a selfie video using your phone (ideally two minutes or less) and answer these questions:

  1. Where are you from and who is traveling with you?
  2. Why did you leave your home country?
  3. How long have you been on the Greek islands?
  4. Show us what you are taking with you to the mainland?
  5. How do you feel today to be moving?

Step 2: Post your video to social media using the hashtag #OpenTheIslands or email the video to

Step 3: Share the campaign at with your friends and family

*Videos sent via email may be edited. Not all videos will be used in the campaign. SolidarityNow will not disclose any contact or otherwise identifiable information outside what is shared on social media and in the submitted video.