Monthly Archives: February 2019

Ongoing Criminalization of Refugee Protests – Upcoming trials against migrants on Lesvos

The criminalization of refugees protesting for their rights on Lesvos Island continues. In April 2018, 32 people from the Moria 35 who had been arrested arbitrarily following a peaceful sit-in strike were convicted without any reliable evidence. Now, three more … Continue reading

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“Voluntary Returns”: 04 – 10 February 2019, 7 people

Date 7th of February 10th of February Number of people 4 3 Islands 4 from Kos source 3 from Samos source These people agreed to “voluntary” return from Greece to their country of origin with the programme of “Assisted Voluntary … Continue reading

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“Voluntary Returns”: 28 January – 03 February 2019, 5 people

Date 3rd of February Number of people 5 Islands 5 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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“Voluntary Returns” overview: January 2019

Month January Number of people 48 Islands 7 from Lesvos, 9 from Chios, 18 from Samos, 13 from Kos, 1 from Leros These people agreed to “voluntary” return from Greece to their country of origin with the programme of “Assisted … Continue reading

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