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Title: Frontex: The Movie (feat. noborder camp in lesvos 2009)
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 8’48”
Date: July 17, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-frontex_the_movie.mp4
Format: MPEG v4 system, version 2
Size: 36M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: A short film about the european migrant hunting agency FRONTEX and the noborder camp in Lesvos (25.-31. August 2009).

Title: Voices from the Inside of Pagani Detention Centre, Lesvos, Greece
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 4’11”
Date: August 20, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-voices_from_the_inside_of_pagani_detention_centre.mp4
Format: MPEG v4 system, version 2
Size: 18M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: This video shows the inhumane conditions in one room in Pagani Detention Centre. In this one space live about 160 obviously young refugees, some of them have been there for over 100 days. Pagani has a capacity for 280 people, but right now, over 800 people, amongst them 300 minors, are crammed into the facility. They share one toilet in each room. Access to basic necessities is very restricted, medical aid is totally insufficient. On 18 August 2009, 160 minors started a hunger strike to fight for their immediate freedom. We supported their hunger strike today with a solidarity demonstration at the site and in the city of Mytiline. All detained refugees were shouting “freedom, freedom”. The video was subsequently picked up by international media and was broadcast on TV stations worldwide, playing a significant role in mounting pressure to shut down Pagani.

Title: Inside Pagani Detention Centre, Lesvos, Greece
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 2’48”
Date: August 21, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-inside_pagani_detention_centre.mp4
Format: MPEG v4 system, version 2
Size: 14M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: This is our second video from Pagani Detention Centre in Lesvos, Greece. It shows that even youngest kids are imprisoned. You also see detained women demanding freedom, and some young men show that their room is so overcrowded that they not only sleep on the ground, but also beneath the other beds.

Title: Prologue to the Lesvos Noborder Camp 2009
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 3’32”
Date: August 23, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-prologue_to_the_lesvos_noborder_camp_2009.avi
Format: AVI, 640 x 480, 30.00 fps
Size: 24M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: Today, noborder activists and migrants recently released from Pagani and thus made homeless by the local authorities took to the harbour of Mytilini to demand from the authorities to shut down Pagani detention centre and provide appropriate support to the refugees. On the way to town, the boat of Frontex (European Border Agency) was attacked and chased away. The demonstration ended at the park next to the Prefecturate, which was squatted and turned into a branch of the noborder camp until the authorities give in to our demands.

Title: Noborder’s first action at Pagani Detention Centre, 20.8.2009
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 4’36”
Date: August 24, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-first_action_at_pagani_detention_centre.wmv
Format: Microsoft ASF
Size: 47M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: On the 20th of August, 150 people from a local solidarity movement and antiracist groups here to prepare the noborder camp took to the detention centre to show solidarity and support for their demand for immediate freedom. On arrival, the detained persons started shouting freedom, freedom, which was answered by the demonstration. Messages in English and Farsi were read out as the migrants inside passed letters with their demands and concerning their situation to the outside. All participants of the demonstration were severly shocked in the light of the unbearable conditions in Pagani. We learnt of a 13-year-old boy inside Pagani who was extremely sick and in urgent need of medical attention for two days already. However, none of the authorities responsible acted. It was only when we called an ambulance it was possible to transport the sick boy to the hospital. We also learnt of a heavily pregnant woman in a very bad health state. She however refused to be brought to the hospital since she didnt want to leave her other two little children alone in Pagani. We left with the promise to come back soon and to spread the information about these obvious human rights abuses worldwide and went to the city to confront the attorney responsible with his neglect in taking care of the minors he is in charge of.

Title: Demonstration at Pagani: Set them free
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 5’07”
Date: August 29, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-demonstration_at_pagani.wmv
Format: Microsoft ASF
Size: 36M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: Once again, the noborder lesvos09 took to Pagani to get in contact with the migrants detained inside.

Title: Pagani detention, Lesvos
Author: Angela Melitopoulos
Duration: 9’49”
Date: August 29, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-pagani_detention_lesvos.mp4
Format: MPEG v4 system, version 2
Size: 32M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: Greece, in the detention center for migrants who crossed the border from Tukey to Greece. More then 800 migrants are locked into this prison in inhuman conditions. Thanks to the demonstrations organized by the No Border Camp in Lesvos a delegetion with doctors, lawyers, translators, media activists were allowed to visit the detention center. A small group of women and children were released. The following day more then 150 migrants were released. They got papers to travel in Greece for approx. 30 days.

Title: Interview with noborder Delegation to Pagani Detention Centre
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 7’51”
Date: August 30, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-interview_with_noborder_delegation.flv
Format: Macromedia Flash Video
Size: 26M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: 28 of August 2009 was noborder lesvos’ action day against the detention centre Pagani and indeed for the closure of all detention centre. We were able to send an international delegation into the detention centre. In this video, you can hear two delegates talking about their impressions and their analysis of the situation.

Title: Noborder vs. Coast Guard
Author: Michelangelo Severgnini
Duration: 7’02”
Date: August 31, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-noborder_vs_coast_guard.mov
Format: Apple QuickTime movie
Size: 1.4G
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: On the 29th of August, it was noborders action day against the practices of the coast guard and their support by the European Border Agency Frontex. At present, Frontex is here in Lesvos with one ship. We already managed to drive them away once, today, they retreated to the open sea and set anchor there. It it too obvious that they couldnt accept out decent challenge, they seem to prefer to hunt migrants at night.

Title: Noborder Harbour Action
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 2’39”
Date: September 14, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-noborder_harbour_action.wmv
Format: Microsoft ASF
Size: 19M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: Another video of the harbour action on the 29th of August during the noborder camp in Lesvos 2009.

Title: Noborder Pagani Action Day
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 2’32”
Date: September 14, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-noborder_pagani_action_day.flv
Format: Macromedia Flash Video
Size: 19M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: A video about the demonstration for the closure of Pagani prison and all detention centres on 28th of August 2009 during the Noborder Camp in Lesvos.

Title: Noborder occupies roof of Pagani prison
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 3’50”
Date: September 22, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-noborder_occupies_roof_of_pagani_prison.mp4
Format: MPEG v4 system, version 2
Size: 9.3M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: On the 31st of August 2009, at 10 oclock in the morning, ten noborder activists from Austria, Sweden, Spain, France, Czech Republik, Portugal, the Netherlands and Germany occupied the roof of the refugee jail in Pagani. With this action, we are increasing the pressure to finally get Pagani closed. 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 dont 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.

Title: Revolt in Pagani Prison
Author: noborder lesvos 09
Duration: 0’22”
Date: September 22, 2009
File: noborderTV_lesvos_2009-revolt_in_pagani_prison.flv
Format: Macromedia Flash Video
Size: 1.4M
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0
Description: Today (22.9.2009), the migrant inmates of Pagani prison in Lesvos revolted, freed themselves, but remained in the yard of the prison to demand their release papers.

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Voices from the Inside of Pagani (2009)

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