The Hellenic Union for Human Rights is implementing a legal aid program for vulnerable asylum seekers. The program is implemented in Lesvos, where the highest number of arrivals is recorded. Overpopulation and lack of protection are systematically recorded as well.
The REACT programme (Refugee, Assistance, Collaboration, Thessaloniki) concerns the lease of a total of 100 apartments in the municipalities of Thessaloniki, Neapoli-Sykies, and Kalamaria, and the signing of tenancy agreements with 30 families wishing to provide housing to refugees.
Hellenic League for Human Rights implemented the project “Provision of legal and other essential information to refugees” , which started in August 2016 and lasted, after an extension period, until December 2017.
Since august 2016, the Hellenic League for Human and Civil Rights, in collaboration with Spanish organization “Stop Mare Mortum”, has been providing tailored legal advice and legal aid to asylum seekers, the majority of whom are Syrians, but also Iraqis and Afghans, living both in formal hospitality structures as well as elsewhere
C.O.N.T.A.C.T is a European Union supported project that aims to do something about this through a hate crime recording website and phone app, training of police and officials and research into hate crime. C.O.N.T.A.C.T covers Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Spain and UK. C.O.N.T.A.C.T stands for Creating an Online Network, monitoring Team and phone App to Counter hate crime Tactics.
The project entitled “Support and legal services for victims of hate crime” concerned support and legal services to victims of hate crime, through interventions for the recognition, reporting, and addressing hate crime
Direct Action Against Racist Violence – NA.F.TH.A. was founded in spring 2013 in Thessaloniki, as a collaboration between organizations, collectives, and individuals, and already counts among its achievements a court victory (for the case of racist conduct by a Thessaloniki Urban Transport Organization – OASTH – bus driver), in addition to having publicized other cases of racist violence