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
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.
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.
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
A few days ago HLHR publicized a complaint that concerned the informal refoulement of Turkish citizens seeking international protection from the state, from Greece back to Turkey. One of them is already held in a Turkish prison, and no further communication with him is possible.
On the occasion of the 9 and 10 March European Council meeting, HLHR
“We cannot allow the eight to be extradited to Turkey. We can’t sacrifice our values, because it’s dangerous.”
In the last years we have had clear signs of the retreat of the rule of law in Turkey. Today, with the pretext of tackling the “internal enemy”, the government has not only been restricting human rights
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