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LGBTQIA+ Cases In The Asylum Procedure

2022-05-16T09:01:51+00:00

The process of seeking asylum is necessarily combined with sharing personal and often traumatic stories and information. Asylum applicants have to demonstrate that they are at risk of persecution for reasons of “race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion” (Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, 1951). For people [...]

LGBTQIA+ Cases In The Asylum Procedure2022-05-16T09:01:51+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

Asylum Procedure in Greece

2022-02-08T09:00:00+00:00

How does the asylum procedure actually work in Greece? The unprecedented influx of migrants and refugees seeking asylum to Europe beginning in 2015 necessitated major legal and structural changes to asylum law in both EU policy writ large and individual domestic policy within member states. One issue that needed addressing in particular was [...]

Asylum Procedure in Greece2022-02-08T09:00:00+00:00

Free the Samos 2!

2021-11-09T10:37:27+00:00

The real crime is the border regime - Justice for N. & Hasan After shipwreck, survivor faces more than 230 years for “boat driving” and father charged with the death of his 6-year-old child   On the Greek islands, the politics of criminalization and deterrence of refugees is escalating: in an [...]

Free the Samos 2!2021-11-09T10:37:27+00:00

Relocation from Greece

2021-11-05T10:34:15+00:00

Lessons learned and looking ahead. A joint NGO briefing paper. Since 2015, over 25,000 vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers, including unaccompanied children, have been relocated from Greece to other European countries. These relocation programmes – the result of Decisions of the Council of the EU establishing an emergency mandatory relocation scheme, bilateral agreements between [...]

Relocation from Greece2021-11-05T10:34:15+00:00
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