AYS DAILY DIGEST 22/11/2017: Another child, another victim of this Fortress Europe

A 6 year old girl is the latest victim of this closed border policy / Clashes between refugees and far right activists in Lesvos / 20 organisations are sending Tsipras an Open Letter to demand the transfer of refugees from the islands / Video series to inform migrants on various rumours / Twitter campaign needed to raise awareness on conditions in Lavrio / Rumours on the closure of the Galleria Bombi in Gorizia / France urged UN Security Council to meet and discuss the slave trade in Libya / Donations needed in Paris / Hundreds of people rescued in the Mediterranean / More news from Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Spain..

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Credit: Erik Gerhardsson
  • Blankets (thick and thin)
  • Sleeping bags (thick and thin)
  • Tents (popups are the best and 1/2/3 man are ideal, but we’ll take any and all)
  • Inflatable pillows
  • Tarpaulins S/M/L
  • *-Backpacks (Medium)*
  • Mens (S/M) brand new socks and underwear (possibly we could make up small packs of just these 2 items?)
  • Mens t-shirts (S/M)
  • Mens tops (S/M)
  • Mens jumpers/hoodies (S/M)
  • Mens trousers/jeans/joggers (S/M sizes 28" to 34")
  • Mens Shoes and Boots (sizes 40-45, especially 42 and 43)
  • Mens coats/jackets, preferably good winter quality
  • Hats
  • Scarves
  • *Gloves*
  • Thermal underwear longjohns/vests
  • Waterproof jackets (S/M)
  • Rain ponchos (by the thousands)
  • Foil/Emergency Blankets ( by the thousands )
  • Small packs of toothpaste and toothbrush (in a zip lock bag)
  • Small packs of razor, soap or shampoo and deodorant (in a zip lock bag)
  • Small packs of lip balm, vaseline and moisturiser (in a zip lock bag)
  • Small packs of comb, nail file and nail clipper (in a zip lock bag)
  • Tiny LED torches (keyring/pocket sized)
  • 1 x small bottle of water
  • 1 x small juice carton
  • 1 x ring pull tin of fish
  • 2 x energy/cerial bars
  • 2 x chocolate bars (Maybe a small pack of nuts)
  • Deodorant
  • Lip balm
  • Vaseline
  • Cold and flu tablets
  • Beechams
  • Lemsip
  • Strepsils
  • Vitamin C
  • Multi vitamins
  • Pocket tissues
  • Vicks nasal inhalers/rub
  • Cough syrup
  • Paracetamol
  • Berocka
  • Phones
  • Pre-payed sim cards
  • Metro tickets

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