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Refugees

2021

04

Feb

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Refugees and migrants largely forgotten in Covid-19 vaccination drive

If you are not a citizen where you live, for whatever reason, you will likely be low down on the vaccination list. If you are stateless, have migrated to another country or are a refugee due for security or political reasons, you know how it feels to live in a state without full legal rights. […]

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Country: Austria
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30

Jan

Syrian rights group asks for probe into mistreatment of refugees by Greece

A Syrian NGO based in the United States has filed a case with the International Criminal Court (ICC) to demand an investigation into alleged abuse and mistreatment of refugees by Greek authorities. The Syria Justice and Accountability Center filed the case on Thursday, saying it had received witness testimony and video evidence to prove that […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT HABER , IM

28

Jan

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Italy failed to rescue over 200 migrants in 2013 Mediterranean disaster, UN rights body finds

The Committee’s decision responded to a joint complaint lodged by four survivors – three Syrians and a Palestine national – who lost their families in the accident. The plaintiffs recounted the incidents of 10 October 2013, including the vessel’s plea to Italian authorities for urgent assistance. Several hours later, Italian authorities told the vessel that […]

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Country: Italy
Source: AA , UN

15

Jan

Greece seeks to send 1,450 migrants back to Turkey

Greece is pushing to return 1,450 people currently in migrant reception centres on Lesbos and other Aegean islands to Turkey, Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi said on Thursday, calling on Ankara to respect asylum agreements with the European Union. Mitarachi said Greece had submitted a request to the European Commission and EU border agency Frontex for […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT HABER , Reuters

14

Jan

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Germany: More Than 1,500 Underage Refugees Are Missing

Currently, 1,579 unaccompanied minor refugees are reported missing from the German authorities. As reported by the Newspaper: Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung (NOZ), citing figures from the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA), these are 972 youths between the ages of 14 and 17 and 607 children up to the age of 13. Compared to previous years, the […]

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Country: Germany
Source: , MG

12

Jan

EU watchdog opens investigation into border agency Frontex

The EU’s anti-fraud watchdog, OLAF, has opened an investigation into Frontex, the bloc’s border agency, over allegations of harassment, misconduct and migrant pushbacks, according to four EU officials. OLAF investigators have been interviewing members of the Warsaw-based agency “since the start of last month,” said one of the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, […]

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Country: Greece
Source: AA , POLITICO

2020

16

Dec

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Michigan prisons sued for ID photos of Muslim women without hijabs

A Civil Rights group is suing the state’s prison system for taking photos of Muslim women without their religious headscarves or hijabs. “It’s embarrassing it is humiliating and it is degrading for Muslim women,” said Amy Doukore. Out of respect for the women, FOX 2 has blurred some of the pictures that appear on the […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , FOX2

11

Dec

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Greece: Lead Poisoning Concerns in New Migrant Camp

Thousands of asylum seekers, aid workers, United Nations, and Greek and European Union employees may be at risk of lead poisoning in a new migrant camp that Greek authorities have built on a repurposed military firing range on the island of Lesbos, Human Rights Watch said today. Firing ranges are commonly contaminated with lead from […]

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Country: Greece
Source: AA , HRW

27

Nov

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EU border agency Frontex director ‘aware of illegal refugee pushbacks’

European border security agency Frontex’s director Fabrice Leggeri has been aware of systematic refugee “pushbacks” from Greece to Turkey in the Aegean Sea. In a “Serious Incident Report”, Frontex officials have recorded incidents violating fundamental rights, incidents that implicate their own border officials, German Der Spiegel news website reported. Spiegel said Leggeri was aware of […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT HABER , TRTWORLD

20

Nov

European body asks Greece to reform detention system

The conditions in which migrants are held in Greece’s detention facilities are inhumane and degrading, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) said in a report Thursday. After a visit by officials of the committee to the country’s facilities from March 13-17 this year, it was […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT HABER , AA