European Court of Human Rights again condemns Greece’s Treatment of an asylum seeker on Samos

2024-04-19T10:33:07+03:00

Samos, 19 April 2024 – Yesterday, in the case of, A.R. and Others v. Greece (Appl. No. Applications nos. 59841/19 and 2 others) the European Court of Human Rights delivered a decisive verdict, condemning the treatment of three asylum seekers in the hotspots of Kos, Samos and Chios. One of the applicants, W.A.(Appl. [...]

European Court of Human Rights again condemns Greece’s Treatment of an asylum seeker on Samos2024-04-19T10:33:07+03:00

Systemic unaccountability at the EU’s external border: missed opportunities of the European Ombudsperson’s decision on Frontex’s SAR role and obligations in the Aegean region

2024-04-09T11:12:41+03:00

Today, I Have Rights, Legal Centre Lesvos and de:border // migration justice publish a joint statement highlighting systemic unaccountability at the EU's external border. The statement is in response to the European Ombudsperson’s decision, published on 28 February 2024, following its own-initiative strategic inquiry concerning the role of Frontex in the context of [...]

Systemic unaccountability at the EU’s external border: missed opportunities of the European Ombudsperson’s decision on Frontex’s SAR role and obligations in the Aegean region2024-04-09T11:12:41+03:00

Joint Statement: Calling MEPs to Reject Schengen Borders Code

2024-03-19T15:05:29+03:00

85 Civil Society Organisations Call on MEPs to Uphold Fundamental Rights and Reject the Harmful Schengen Borders Code Recast. Despite repeated warnings from Civil Society Organisations, EU lawmakers have reached an agreement on the Schengen Borders Code reform which will be voted on in the LIBE Committee next week. The legislative file that [...]

Joint Statement: Calling MEPs to Reject Schengen Borders Code2024-03-19T15:05:29+03:00

Degrading conditions in Samos CCAC: The European Court of Human Rights grants Interim Measures

2024-02-07T07:18:30+03:00

The European Court of Human Rights has granted Interim Measures with regards to a mother and baby held in the Samos Closed Controlled Access Centre. The Court orders the Greek Authorities to accommodate the Applicants in safe and suitable accommodation. Samos, 7 February 2024 - On 05/02/2024, in the case of H.T. and [...]

Degrading conditions in Samos CCAC: The European Court of Human Rights grants Interim Measures2024-02-07T07:18:30+03:00

Joint Statement: Call for Upholding Human Rights in Samos CCAC

2024-03-19T13:06:57+03:00

31st January 2024 - Today, civil society organisations unite their voices to denounce the inhumane and degrading living conditions in the Samos Closed Controlled Access Centre (CCAC) and the continued failure to uphold human rights standards. We, the undersigned organisations, once again call for the closure of the Samos CCAC and for adequate [...]

Joint Statement: Call for Upholding Human Rights in Samos CCAC2024-03-19T13:06:57+03:00

Greek Ombudsman finds that CCAC is unlawfully restricting access to lawyers

2024-01-26T09:05:53+03:00

Following a joint complaint made by Avocats Sans Frontieres France, I Have Rights and Human Rights Legal Project, the Greek Ombudsman has found that the Reception and Identification Service (RIS) of the Samos Closed Controlled Access Centre (CCAC) unlawfully restricts lawyers’ access to the site. In the complaint, [...]

Greek Ombudsman finds that CCAC is unlawfully restricting access to lawyers2024-01-26T09:05:53+03:00

European Court of Human Rights Condemns Greece’s Treatment of an Unaccompanied Child on Samos

2024-01-19T10:29:15+03:00

Samos, 18 January 2024 – Today, in the case of T.K. v. Greece (Application No. 16112/20), the European Court of Human Rights delivered a decisive verdict, condemning the treatment of an unaccompanied asylum-seeking child on the Greek island of Samos. The Court found that the wrong registration of the applicant as an adult [...]

European Court of Human Rights Condemns Greece’s Treatment of an Unaccompanied Child on Samos2024-01-19T10:29:15+03:00

Newsletter #8 – Janurary 2024

2024-01-23T07:44:43+03:00

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser Our 2023 Annual Report is Out! Last year was a defining chapter in I Have Rights’ work and we want to thank you for your support throughout 2023. While the challenges faced were high, our shared commitment to upholding the rights of people on the move [...]

Newsletter #8 – Janurary 20242024-01-23T07:44:43+03:00

Joint Policy Paper: The EU Screening Regulation

2024-01-11T14:07:02+03:00

November, 30th 2023 - The European Commission’s Proposal for the Screening Regulation in the New Pact on Migration and Asylum introduces a screening procedure for Third Country Nationals (TCNs) arriving at external European borders in what the Commission announced as a “more efficient, seamless and harmonised migration management system”. The Regulation lays out [...]

Joint Policy Paper: The EU Screening Regulation2024-01-11T14:07:02+03:00
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