Golden Dawn

Bloodstrawberries in Manolada

When immigrant workers from Bangladesh demanded their wages after going unpaid for six months, in Manolada, Greece, their supervisors shot at them. Over 20 were injured and had to be treated in hospital. x-pressed reports that police are going into the hospital to arrest and deport them, and journalists are being chased off the farm […]

3 weeks to go! Are you participating in the distribution?

Into the Fire will be an experiment in distribution. You have probably heard of crowd funding. Projects get funded by a lot of people who give a little money to make it happen. We are crowd sourcing our distribution: A lot of people will be releasing Into the Fire together with us. On 21st April […]

4 weeks to go: Online release set for 21st April!

We will release Into the Fire – The Hidden Victims of Austerity in Greece in four weeks time. For this release we are trying something new. The plan is to make the film available for free, so online communities can take the role of a conventional broadcaster or distributor. The audience will be our distribution network. […]

Racist and Violent – Channel 4 on Golden Dawn

Channel 4 published a report on Golden Dawn Racist, anti-semitic, violent – the true face of Golden Dawn. Golden Dawn gets a lot of airtime here, but probably not the way they’d like. Golden Dawn spokesman Kasidiaris told GR Reporter they were considering suing Channel 4. It wouldn’t be surprising. Kasidiaris is currently on trial […]

Doctors of the World threatened by Golden Dawn

Doctors of the World provide frontline primary health care to people who otherwise lack access to health care services. In Greece they have been providing health care for free, an invaluable service especially for refugees and migrants without papers. Since the crisis the percentage of Greek people coming to their clinic has been rising. The […]

The Pogrom of Lichtenhagen – 20 years later the EU is making the same mistakes

Today is the last day of the 20th anniversary of the events (often called ‘riots’) of Rostock-Lichtenhagen. In Germany, it is also referred to as the pogrom of Rostock-Lichtenhagen. The GDR had been under travel and immigration restrictions, but did have immigrant workers. 368 Vietnamese workers had come to Rostock since 1981, mostly to work […]