As European role model it represents a frontal attack on international refugee protection
01 Nov: European Commission dispels Greece’s designation of Türkiye as a “safe third country” for refugees
Joint Letter: Repeal the national list of safe third countries
Refugee Support Aegean (RSA) and PRO ASYL call upon the European Commission to immediately launch infringement proceedings against Greece regarding systemic violations of international and EU law, stemming from the arbitrary rejection of asylum applications based on the “safe third country” concept and from the prevention of refugees’ access to asylum procedures.
28 Jan: Michalis Psimitis: “The anti-immigration policy makes the islands an arena of conflicts and tensions”
Michalis Psimitis, Professor of Sociology at the University of the Aegean and Coordinator of the Anti-Racist Observatory of the University of the Aegean, explains the goals served by the escalation of control and surveillance regimes for refugees
RSA publishes the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) “Turkey: Content of Protection – Country Information Pack”, last updated in August 2019.
Refugees and islanders talked about the effects of the deal on their lives and on local communities. The event was coordinated by journalist Fotini Lampridi.
Four experts present the impact of confinement on the mental health, rights and life of the “children of the deal”.
Three illustrative stories of refugees who experienced the tragic consequences of the implementation of the “deal” at any cost remind us that human rights are trampled every day in the Reception and Identification Centres of the Aegean islands.
The Statement / “Deal” of the Heads of European Union (EU) Member States and Turkey represents an institutional deviation, five…
Since March 2016 the Statement / “Deal” of the Heads of European Union (EU) Member States and Turkey represents an…