The activists state:
“During the noborder camp, we were able to witness the brutal consequences of the European border regime here in Lesvos. A ship employed by the European border agency Frontex is hunting refugee boats, the Greek coast guard and the Navy do the dirty work. Human lifes don’t count.
Those who manage to come to the island alive are sent to the refugee jail in Pagani: permanently more than full, the jail in Pagani reminds us of conditions we rather know from Libya or Marocco. We are outraged about this blatant bleach of Greek and international law.”
The activists demand the closure of Pagani, papers for everybody and the abolition of Frontex and the Dublin-II treaty.
Updates: activists are down from the roof and arrested, were brought to the police station. More Updates: http://twitter.com/noborderlesvos
Help us close down Pagani – Support people in Lesvos
If you have been following our actions of the last days, you are aware about the immediate necessity to close down the detention centre of Pagani here in Lesvos. Now we call all on everybody out there, wherever you are, to take action. It is quick and easy, and you can really help to make a change: you just need to send a fax or an email.
More information here: http://lesvos09.antira.info/2009/08/help-us-close-down-pagani/
activists from lesvos noborder camp