Monthly Archives: January 2019

Family with daughter in wheelchair and young children deported

On the 17th of January, we witnessed the deportation of nine persons from Lesvos to Dikili, Turkey. Among them was a family. The parents were deported together with their four children. We estimate their ages as 3, 5 and 10, … Continue reading

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“Voluntary Returns”: 7 – 13 January 2019, 3 people

Date 13th of January Number of people 3 Islands 3 from Samos source These people agreed to “voluntary” return from Greece to their country of origin with the programme of “Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration” (AVRR) of the IOM. From … Continue reading

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Severely injured individual deported directly from hospital on 18th October 2018

On 17th October 2018, a man detained in the pre-removal centre of Moria camp was informed that he would be deported to Turkey the next day. Fearing imprisonment in Turkey and eventually the deportation from Turkey to his country of … Continue reading

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Deportations to Turkey – overview: December 2018

Month December Number & Nationality 11 (5 from Pakistan, 2 from Iraq, 2 from Algeria, 1 from Egypt, 1 other Nationality) source1, source2 Island 2 from Lesvos, 3 from Chios, 2 from Samos, 4 from Kos Reason for Deportation 10: … Continue reading

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“Voluntary Returns”: 31 December 2018 – 6 January 2019, 13 people

Date 6th of January Number of people 13 Islands 3 from Chios, 3 from Samos, 1 from Leros, 6 from Kos source     These people agreed to “voluntary” return from Greece to their country of origin with the programme … Continue reading

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“Voluntary Returns” overview: December 2018

Month December Number of people 24 Island  4 from Lesvos, 1 from Chios, 6 from Samos, 11 from Kos,  2 from other islands These people agreed to “voluntary” return from Greece to their country of origin with the programme of … Continue reading

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