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Human Rights Watch: Greece’s Asylum overhaul threatens refugees’ rights

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Greece to remove specific articles on its new Asylum draft Law as they threaten to restrict access to protection for asylum seekers from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. The Greek parliament should scrap provisions in a new bill that threaten to limit asylum seekers’ access …

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‘A year of suffering’: HRW report on EU Turkey Deal anniversary

The EU Turkey deal has trapped thousands of people in abysmal conditions on the Greek islands for the past year, while denying most access to asylum procedures and refugees protection, Human Rights Watch said today. This assessment of conditions is released ahead of the first anniversary of the agreement, signed on March …

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HRW: Greek Police Ignore Rising Attacks On Migrants

The Greek authorities are failing to tackle a rising wave of xenophobic violence that has left migrants afraid to walk the streets. In the 99-page report, “Hate on the Streets: Xenophobic Violence in Greece,” the Human Rights Watch documents the failure of the police and the judiciary to prevent and punish …

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