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Greece – violation of refugees’ human rights is unjustifiable

Collective Statement on the situation of refugees in Greece

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“Protect our laws and humanity!” Open Letter by 256 Organizations

“Protect our laws and humanity!”

Open Letter by 256 Organizations

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Racist Violence Recording Network expresses concern over xenophobic reactions against refugees


In recent weeks, the Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) has witnessed an increasing number of xenophobic and racist incidents,

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We, the undersigned organizations working in the area of human rights, express our gravest concerns regarding the recent arrests in Istanbul of over 6,000 migrants and refugees, among whom Syrian refugees.

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Urgent appeal of humanitarian and human rights organizations for Carola Rackete

On  June 30, Carola Rackete, captain of the Sea-Watch 3 rescue boat, disembarked 42 people to Lampedusa. People who had  fled Libya and were rescued in the Mediterranean

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Conditions at Moria are “shameful”


19 NGOs decry conditions at the site, now worse than ever, and call for sustainable solutions to both decongest the islands and improve conditions across first receptions centres in North Aegean Sea.

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Joint call to the Greek authorities to end trade with the illegal Israeli settlements


As we mark Israel’s 50th year of occupation of the Palestinian Territory this year, Israel continues to violate international law and Palestinian human rights without accountability.

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Common Press Release about violent incidents in Moria, Lesvos

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.

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Blocking of EU Human rights diplomacy in favour of authoritarian countries undermines Greece’s solvency and political leadership

The decision of the Greek Government to block the joint EU statement with regard to the human rights situation in China and Egypt before the UN Human Rights Council’s 35thsession in June

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