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16 May, Lesvos – Turkey

Date & Time 16th of May, 12:35 am (Ferry) Means of Transportation small police bus & Ferry (Esrefjale) Number & Gender 3 men Nationalities unknown Islands 1 from Samos, 2 from Kos source Particularities people were not handcuffed, no big … Continue reading

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“Voluntary Returns”: 6 – 12 May 2019, 8 people

Date 8th of May 12th of May Number of People 3 5 Islands 2 from Kos, 1 from Leros source 5 from Samos source These people agreed to “voluntary” return from Greece to their country of origin with the programme … Continue reading

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The Death of Dreams – A Voice from Prison

Many people who come to Europe looking for freedom and safety find themselves imprisoned. While the EU politics forcibly keep people trapped in overcrowded and barbed wired camps on the Greek islands, the Greek police uses harsh crack down strategies … Continue reading

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Trial of Sapfous 122- Not Guilty Verdict on All Charges

Via Legal Centre Lesvos: Press Release: Peaceful demonstration and the human right to freedom of assembly prevails On 9th of April 2019, in the Misdemeanours Court of Mytilene, the 110 on trial for resistance against authorities, rioting, and illegal occupation … Continue reading

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Deportations to Turkey – overview: April 2019

Month April Number & Nationality 10 men (2 from Pakistan, 2 from Egypt, 1 from Algeria, 1 from Afghanistan, 1 from Bangladesh, 1 from Iraq, 1 from Senegal, 1 from State of Palestine) source1 source2 source3 Islands 5 from Lesvos, … Continue reading

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Trial of Sapfous 122 – Today in Mytilene

via Legal Centre Lesbos – Press Release of 9th May 2019 – Mytilini GREECE Today 122 people are on trial in Mytilene, Lesvos, after being arrested in the early morning of 23 April 2018. They are charged with resisting arrest, … Continue reading

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“Voluntary Returns”: 29 April – 5 May 2019

There were no transfers of people, who signed the “voluntary” return.

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2 May, Lesvos – Turkey

Date & Time 2nd of May, 12.10 am (Ferry) Means of Transportation Bus (Mythimna Tours) & Ferry (Triol) Number & Gender 2 men Nationalities unknown Islands 2 from Lesvos source

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“Voluntary Returns” overview: April 2019

Month April Number of People 49 Islands 20 from Lesvos, 5 from Chios, 19 from Samos, 4 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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“Voluntary Returns”: 22 – 28 April 2019

There were no transfers of people, who signed the “voluntary” return.

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