An inteveriew conducted in the AFE Youth Centre, featuring Mohamad, Aslan, Ibrahim and ‘Yusif’ (pseudonym). In this new episode of the Chios Voices podcast Mohamad, Aslan, Ibrahim and ‘Yusif’ share their experiences about the conditions of the Vial Reception and Identification Centre, on the Aegean island of Chios. They each present their views on the living situation, the quality of food, the medical and sanitary facilities and provide insights into the behaviour of the oper
For World Refugee Day 2018, we supported MSF in running an event for the Greek, volunteer and refugee communities on Chios. Bringing people together in the central park of the city, we marked the occasion with music, dance and art. Inspired by Yoko Ono’s Wishing Tree, we created an interactive exhibition. Over the course of the evening, we invited everyone to contribute their wishes for the future. With thanks to MSF, Chios People’s Kitchen and FEOX. #Greece #MSF #English #Wo
Written and Recorded by Baktash A poem written by a student from Afghanistan, residing on Chios in Vial Refugee Camp.
The poem is recorded by Baktash and by his cousins. It discusses the pain and difficulty of leaving one’s own country. Afghanistan is not a safe place for our people anymore. Challenged with danger and threats, but what for? Some groups continue to deteriorate the security of our land Killing the people, enacting genocide for no reason I can understand. Talki