Monthly Archives: January 2019

“Voluntary Returns”: 21 – 27 January 2019, 31 people

Date 21.01.2019 24.01.2019 25.01.2019 27.01.2019 Number of people 7 6 6 12 Islands 7 from Lesvos source 6 from Kos source 6 from Chios source 12 from Samos source These people agreed to “voluntary” return from Greece to their country … Continue reading

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24 January, Lesvos – Turkey

Date & Time 24th of January Means of Transportation Bus and airplane Number & Gender 4 people Nationalities unknown Islands 2 from Chios, 1 from Samos, 1 from Kos source

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“Voluntary Returns”: 14 – 20 January 2019, 1 person

Date 14th of January Number of people 1 Islands 1 from Kos 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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17 January, Lesvos – Turkey

Date & Time 17th of January, 11:20 am Means of Deportation Bus & Ferry (Kaptain Ilyas Mert) Number & Gender 9 (3 single men; one family with mother, father and 4 children (estimated ages 3, 5, 10 and 13)) Nationalities … Continue reading

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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 (estimated ages 3, 5 and 10, and 13). Three … Continue reading

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11 January 2019, Lesvos – Turkey

Date & Time 11th of January, 12:30 am Means of transportation Bus & Ferry (Esref Jale) Number & Gender 6 (5 men, 1 woman) Nationalities unknown Islands 1 from Lesvos, 1 from Chios, 3 from Leros, 1 from Kos source … 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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