Invitation to open discussion-film projection “Twice trapped: discrimination among asylum applicants”

The Embassy of Canada in Greece, in collaboration with the Municipality of Athens, and with the participation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), SolidarityNow and the Greek Film Archives, is hosting “Twice trapped: discrimination among asylum applicants”, a special public event that will address the realities faced  by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender […]

George Soros: Open Society Needs Defending

Open societies are in crisis, and various forms of closed societies – from fascist dictatorships to mafia states – are on the rise. Because elected leaders failed to meet voters’ legitimate expectations and aspirations, electorates have become disenchanted with the prevailing versions of democracy and capitalism. Well before Donald Trump was elected President of the […]

Letter to the President of the European Commission

The European Commission Recommendation of 8 December 2016 to resume transfers of certain groups of asylum seekers to Greece as of 15 March 2017 under certain conditions and the Joint Action Plan adopted by the EU Coordinator for the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement together with the Greek authorities raise fundamental questions relating to the […]

We go for Cash4solidarity!

Within the framework of its current partnership with UNHCR through EU funding, SolidarityNow implements a cash transfer project for the beneficiaries of its accommodation projects. Implementing the decisions by UNHCR and the Cash working groups, SolidarityNow distributed pre-paid cards, loaded with the amount corresponding to each beneficiary’s household. In order to prevent complications and user […]

Greek Prime Minister visits SolidarityNow’s Hospitality Structure in Tilos

The Greek Prime Minister Mr. Alexis Tsipras visited the Tilos Family Hospitality Center on December 13, 2016. He was greeted by Tilos Mayor Ms Maria Kamma, the SolidarityNow staff, the program’s beneficiaries and many residents. The Mayor informed the Prime Minister about the program which is supported by UNHCR and SolidarityNow, on positive attitude of […]

“We support the non-extradition of the eight in Turkey. We cannot sacrifice our principles. It is dangerous” Conclusions of the Press Conference for the extradition of the eight Turkish Officials

PRESS RELEASE “We cannot allow the eight to be extradited to Turkey. We can’t sacrifice our values because it’s dangerous” Conclusions of the Press Conference with Regards to the Possible Extradition of 8 Turkish Officials Athens, 15th of December 2016 Highlighting the importance and necessity of the Turkish officers’ non-extradition, given the breakdown of the […]


PRESS CONFERENCE   On Thursday 15 December 2016, the Hellenic League for Human Rights and SolidarityNow will hold a press conference about: The rule of law with regards to the possible extradition of 8 Turkish officials. Interventions will be made by: Nikos Alivizatos, professor emeritus of Constitutional Law at the University of Athens Konstantinos Tsitselikis, president […]