Appeals Authority overrule the asylum service’s decision to put a vulnerable person through the accelerated procedure

2023-06-23T08:24:19+00:00

Case Study In an asylum case where I Have Rights provided legal aid, the Greek Appeals Authority ruled that the Regional Asylum Office of Samos failed to consider an asylum seeker’s vulnerability when subjecting her to the accelerated asylum procedure and rejected her claim on credibility grounds. As such, her appeal was [...]

Appeals Authority overrule the asylum service’s decision to put a vulnerable person through the accelerated procedure2023-06-23T08:24:19+00:00

Samos organisations present evidence of systematic human rights violations against people on the move to Council of Europe in the implementation of the Safi judgement

2023-07-03T08:38:37+00:00

Press Release Samos organisations, I Have Rights and the Human Rights Legal Project, present evidence to the Council of Europe on systematic human rights violations against people on the move in Greece, including torture, pushbacks and lack of investigations into such violations.  VATHY, 24 March 2023 - In their Rule 9 [...]

Samos organisations present evidence of systematic human rights violations against people on the move to Council of Europe in the implementation of the Safi judgement2023-07-03T08:38:37+00:00

The EU-Funded Closed Controlled Access Centre – The De Facto Detention of Asylum Seekers on Samos

2023-06-23T08:25:18+00:00

Press Release In their report out today, I Have Rights demonstrates that the Samos CCAC is a place of unlawful de facto detention which violates people on the move’s legal right to liberty and security as well as the prohibition of inhuman and degrading treatment under international law. VATHY, February 23rd, [...]

The EU-Funded Closed Controlled Access Centre – The De Facto Detention of Asylum Seekers on Samos2023-06-23T08:25:18+00:00

Samos Closed Controlled Access Centre breaks EU human rights standards

2023-06-23T08:25:57+00:00

In our joint contribution to a consultation launched by the EU Ombudsman under an inquiry on how the Commission can ensure human rights compliance in new 260 million euro EU funded reception facilities on the Greek islands, I Have Rights (IHR) and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) highlight that the Samos [...]

Samos Closed Controlled Access Centre breaks EU human rights standards2023-06-23T08:25:57+00:00

Follow-up letter to the Ministry of Migration and Asylum

2023-06-23T08:26:23+00:00

I Have Rights is one of 14 signatory organizations that sent a letter to the Minister of Migration and Asylum in September last year to raise the alarm on the risk of homelessness faced by recognized refugees due to administrative delays. Not only has the Minister not answered said letter but the situation  has [...]

Follow-up letter to the Ministry of Migration and Asylum2023-06-23T08:26:23+00:00

Call to the Ministry of Migration and Asylum

2023-06-23T08:26:58+00:00

I Have Rights, together with 10 organisations, sent a letter to the Ministry of Migration and Asylum urging them to abandon their plans to restrict access to Wi-Fi at the Closed Controlled Access Centre (CCAC) on Samos from January 2023. We and other stakeholders on Samos have learned that from January 2023, only asylum [...]

Call to the Ministry of Migration and Asylum2023-06-23T08:26:58+00:00

Online panel talk

2023-06-23T08:27:32+00:00

The lack of access to justice, medical care and dignified living circumstances: Fighting systematic human rights violations on the EU’s external border with legal means 🗓️ 24.10.2022, 7 - 8 pm CEST An online panel talk with: Ella Dodd, legal coordinator of I Have Right’s legal information project on Samos and  [...]

Online panel talk2023-06-23T08:27:32+00:00

Stop immediately the pushbacks that endanger human lives and discredit the country internationally

2023-06-23T08:27:57+00:00

Press release IT IS THE GREEK GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSIBILITY TO IMMEDIATELY PUT A STOP TO INFORMAL FORCED RETURNS (PUSHBACKS): THEY ENDANGER HUMAN LIVES AND BREACH THE STATE’S INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS  Greek version here Athens, 5 October 2022 The way in which the Ministry of Migration handled last month’s case concerning [...]

Stop immediately the pushbacks that endanger human lives and discredit the country internationally2023-06-23T08:27:57+00:00

Frontex fails to report potential violations of human rights

2023-06-23T12:41:03+00:00

Press release GREECE: FRONTEX FAILS TO REPORT POTENTIAL VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS Seven civil society organizations from Samos island presented their allegation briefing to MEPs, ahead of LIBE Committee meeting on October 10th. VATHY, October 4th, 2022 - Frontex is not using its [...]

Frontex fails to report potential violations of human rights2023-06-23T12:41:03+00:00

Submission to the EU Commission’s ‘Call for Evidence’ regarding Frontex Regulation

2023-06-23T12:41:24+00:00

I HAVE RIGHTS’ Strategic Litigation Taskforce submitted feedback to the European Commission regarding the founding Regulation of Frontex (Regulation (EU) 2019/1896  on the European Border and Coast Guard/Frontex). In our submission, we focus on Article 46 of the Regulation, which obliges Frontex’s executive director to leave an operational area where fundamental rights and [...]

Submission to the EU Commission’s ‘Call for Evidence’ regarding Frontex Regulation2023-06-23T12:41:24+00:00
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