Legal Aid (Individual Legal Representation in Asylum/Refugee Context) for Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Greece:
Challenges and Barriers
Council of Europe
-Committee of Ministers
Athens, October 23, 2017
Dear Prime Minister Tsipras,
We, undersigned human rights and humanitarian non-governmental organisations,
Athens, 3rd August 2017
for asylum seekers’ transfers from Greece to Germany for family reunification under EU regulation 604/2013
We express our deepest concern in relation to the information, complaints and testimonies about violence and abuse by the Hellenic Police in the detention center in Moria, Lesvos.
Hellenic League for Human Rights implements, since August 2016, the project “Provision of legal and other essential information to refugees”*, in which legal counseling and other essential information is provided to asylum seekers and refugees in accommodation structures in Northern Greece and Attica.
In our last report, published one year ago, we argued that the movement of refugees and migrants towards Europe was openly dealt in terms of security;