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The Committee of the Rights of the Child Sides with Still I Rise and I HAVE RIGHTS.

2022-06-23T06:04:59+00:00

In its most recent evaluative report on Greece, released on June 9, 2022, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) has demanded that Greece cease its detention of refugee youth and reform its policies towards refugee children, which violate their rights as per the UN Convention on the Rights of [...]

The Committee of the Rights of the Child Sides with Still I Rise and I HAVE RIGHTS.2022-06-23T06:04:59+00:00

“A Life Without Freedom Is Not A Life”

2022-06-21T15:21:12+00:00

20th of June 2022 Today marks WORLD REFUGEE DAY, but it's no reason to celebrate. It's a day to raise awareness of the fact that not all refugees are safe in Europe and there are many people who came to Europe to seek protection but are now locked inside closed camps, isolated from society [...]

“A Life Without Freedom Is Not A Life”2022-06-21T15:21:12+00:00

Criminalisation of Asylum Seekers: The #Samos2 trial

2022-06-01T13:57:33+00:00

The criminalisation of asylum seekers is a systematic practice in Greece and is part of a wider effort to prevent people seeking safety in Europe. For the majority of people seeking asylum, there are no direct or regular routes to reach Europe. Instead, people are forced to take irregular journeys to reach safety. For [...]

Criminalisation of Asylum Seekers: The #Samos2 trial2022-06-01T13:57:33+00:00

LGBTQIA+ Cases In The Asylum Procedure

2022-05-18T06:46:36+00:00

This blogpost is based on the report "Naming and Shaming - Harmful asylum procedures for sexual orientation and gender identity claims on Lesvos" by Fenix Humanitarian Legal Aid. We want to give an overview of the important findings from their research on sexual orientation and gender identity claims and also explain how this [...]

LGBTQIA+ Cases In The Asylum Procedure2022-05-18T06:46:36+00:00

The Voice Of The Voiceless – A Community Newsletter

2022-05-12T07:28:14+00:00

A newsletter from the communities living in Samos “We are people from different communities living in the Closed Controlled Access Centre in Samos, Greece. In this newsletter, we are raising our voices to whoever is concerned against the difficulties we have in the camp of Samos.” "We realised the need to raise awareness [...]

The Voice Of The Voiceless – A Community Newsletter2022-05-12T07:28:14+00:00

Conditions in the Closed Controlled Access Centre of Samos

2022-04-06T06:46:33+00:00

A Samos Situation Report (March 2022) from the Samos Advocacy Collective and Europe Must Act. In the end of March, the Samos Advocacy Collective and Europe Must Act sent a report to Pietro Bartolo, a member of the European Parliament, to give an overview about the current situation in the Closed Controlled Access Centre [...]

Conditions in the Closed Controlled Access Centre of Samos2022-04-06T06:46:33+00:00

European Commission continues to reject responsibility to uphold fundamental human rights in Samos

2022-03-22T07:51:05+00:00

[Press release by Europe Must Act] A correspondence between the Samos Advocacy Collective and the European Commission regarding the current movement restrictions of asylum seekers in the Closed Controlled Access Centre (CCAC) of Samos unveils the inhumanity of the complex asylum system and the worrying lack of accountability from the EU.

European Commission continues to reject responsibility to uphold fundamental human rights in Samos2022-03-22T07:51:05+00:00

6. Anniversary of the EU-Turkey Deal

2022-03-21T13:32:02+00:00

Six years ago, on the 18th of March 2016, the EU-Turkey Deal was adopted by the European Council and Turkey. The deal’s goal was clear: to prevent people from coming to Europe to ask for asylum by keeping them in Turkey while compensating Turkey with “development” aid.

6. Anniversary of the EU-Turkey Deal2022-03-21T13:32:02+00:00

“All I want is to be free and leave”

2021-12-18T11:22:35+00:00

18. December 2021 On International Migrants Day the Samos Advocacy Collective and Europe Must Act release a report on life in the Closed Controlled Access Centre of Samos. In September 2021, European and Greek authorities inaugurated the Closed Controlled Access Centre of Samos, the first of the five EU-funded [...]

“All I want is to be free and leave”2021-12-18T11:22:35+00:00
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