45 NGOs and civil society groups have today released a report urging the European Union and Greek government to abandon plans to dramatically restrict the movement of people in refugee camps in Greece.
Refugees International joins 30 NGOs in condemning the Greek Ministry of Migration and Asylum announced across-the-board cuts in financial assistance for all asylum seekers who are not housed in facilities run by the Ministry or partner organizations, which will undermine the effective integration of asylum seekers in the country.
Refugees International joins 40 NGOs denouncing Greece’s new law designating Turkey as a safe third country to return people.
Refugees International’s Daphne Panayotatos delivered the NGO Statement on Europe at the 80th Meeting of UNHCR’s Standing Committee.
After five years, the European Union and Turkey agreement to manage the crossing of refugees and migrants from Turkey to Greece’s Aegean islands is a failure.
Refugees International joins other organizations in calling for asylum seeking and refugee children in Greece to have access to schooling.
Devon Cone joins TRT World to discuss conditions for displaced women and girls in Greece.
74 groups groups raise the alarm that as winter closes in, thousands of refugees in Greece still face homelessness and extreme poverty.
Greek authorities have made a concerted effort to deny or undercut access to asylum. They must reverse course.
As European countries negotiate a new Pact on Asylum and Migration, “no more Morias” has become a rallying cry. Greece cannot wait for an agreement to fulfill its obligations to protect those seeking safety.