Greece/EU: Urgently Relocate Lone Children

Expand A boy stands next to a hole in the fence of the Moria camp following rainfall, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, November 22, 2019.  © 2019 Elias Marcou/Reuters (Athens) – European Union (EU) Member States should urgently relocate unaccompanied children from the Greek islands to safety in their territory, while ensuring that the […]

Greece: Asylum Overhaul Threatens Rights

Expand A Greek national flag flutters atop the parliament building in Athens, Greece, January 28, 2019. © 2019 REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis (Athens) – Greece’s parliament should scrap provisions in a new bill that threaten to limit asylum seekers’ access to protection, Human Rights Watch said today. The draft law, to be debated in parliament this week, […]

Déjà vu on the Greek-Turkey Border

Expand Migrants that entered the land border between A holiday in greece and Poultry are noticed in the Pre-Removal Detention Center within the village of Fylakio, Northern A holiday in greece, Feb 24, 2017. &copy 2017 Alexandros Avramidis /Reuters 10 years ago, I documented an organized pattern of brutal Greek border police pushbacks of migrants […]