Category Archives: “voluntary return”

The number of people who agree to “voluntary” return from Greece to their country of origin with the programme of “Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration” (AVRR) of the IOM is significantly higher than the number of deportations to Turkey since the EU-Turkey statement. Between June 2016, when the Greek the AVRR program came into force, and May 2018, over 10.000 people have been returned according tot the program. In this section we will investigate and publish information about the AVRR program through weekly updates.

The Myth of Voluntary Deportations – “Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration” from Greece, January 2018

By Muriel Schweizer and Valeria Hänsel The number of people who agree to “voluntary” return from Greece to their country of origin with the programme of “Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration” of the “International Organization for Migration” (IOM) is significantly … Continue reading

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