Jim O’Connell, People Before Profit candidate in Cork South Central, was recently in Athens where he visited Victoria Square, a gathering point for many refugees. He sent us this vivid and moving report.
The heavy police presence in Victoria Square is backed up by two very large mobile tactical units, converted buses where the armed police take meals and breaks, conduct briefings and store their equipment. On one end of the square a sentry post complete with parasol sunshade looks like something from a West Bank checkpoint. Uniformed […]