Tomorrow Thursday, the 24th of November at 2 in the afternoon we will gather outside the Ministry of Interior to demand the immediate conclusion of the applications made by refugees living in Cyprus asking for Cypriot citizenship. The refugees have been outside the Parliament for more than 80 days and have been on hunger strike for the past 9.
The state of Internet today - with the never-ending reveals of state surveillance and the commercialization of our private communications - does not shock us. A technological project initially developed by the American army and which was later controlled by the Market was certainly not designed to protect those at the bottom.
The stakes are high, but still too low Call from Beyond Europe for the transnational Camp in Chalkidiki – 18th-25th August 2015 OXI to capitalism! From the moment it was announced the referendum in Greece seemed to hold great symbolic meaning, something that was confirmed by both the result and the reactions that followed: The ‘no’ was not solely against the granting of another loan with the usual reform conditions of the EU.
Sunday, 28th June 2015, Pafos Zoo From the facebook event: The protest will take place at the defined venue for reasons relating to the recent scandal which was provoked by the import of two elephants. We want the release of already enslaved animals, not the enslavement of additional ones.
For the first time since World War 2, the number of displaced people in the world now exceeds 50 million. What are the implications of this at the level of mass movements, nation-states, and the concept of rights that is extensively relied upon?
On the occasion of the international day of action for women's rights, a series of events were held in north Nicosia, culminating in a lively protest march stretching from Kyrenia Gate to Selimiye Mosque, with the participation of more than 20 organisations and independent groups. The main message of this year's protest was resistance to gender violence, and a call for women to reclaim public spaces such as roads and squares — a demand proven vital after Özgecan Aslan's murder last month in Turkey.
Call made by Assembly for a Demilitarised Nicosia on facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/718230014959390/ Why is there a border dividing this city? Do we really want to harm each other? Were we ever as different as they taught us to be? This city wasn't divided because of the different languages we spoke; it was a power struggle between competing elites.
Sispirosi Atakton starts a series of events over the militarization and nationalism and on its first presentation is happy to invite Saffo Papantonopoulou. Date:Thursday, 8th of January 2015. Time: 7.
Antiauthoritarian mobilization against the Opening-Party of the ECB March 18th 2015 will see the inauguration of a monument to European crisis policy when the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) opens in Frankfurt. At the ceremony, the representatives of the European member-states will pat themselves on the back for their crisis-solutions whilst using the celebrations to prepare for the next round.
The european/state laws alongside their media and political counterparts make certain people “illegal” and less important, highlighting them as a threat to the integrity of the nation-state. These people are usually refugees of war, political dissidents or poverty-stricken immigrants who rarely have the luxury of obtaining papers from their governments.