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Have you heard of the PIKPA solidarity camp in Lesvos? PIKPA is a success story. It is an open, self-organized camp, that has provided essential services and assistance to asylum seekers in Lesvos, Greece, since 2012. But the Greek authorities are now threatening to close it. Oxfam, together with many other organizations, is calling on… » read more

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by Maria Chalaux, Humanitarian Lead, Oxfam Intermón Throughout my life, and because of my work, I have seen many refugee camps, but I have never seen people in such woeful conditions as in Lesbos. I visited the Moria refugee camp on a recent winter morning. What I saw was shocking: how can we allow such… » read more

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By Àngela Corbalán, Oxfam’s Head of EU Communications and Deputy Head of EU Office When the election results were finally announced in Greece on Sunday, they were just a formality. Exit polls confirmed what most had suspected long before votes began fluttering into the ballot boxes – that Syriza would sweep into power in Athens… » read more

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