In the past few months the refugee crisis has remained one of the biggest political and social challenges facing Greece.
Germany agreed to welcome 1,500 refugees after a fire destroyed the Moria migrant camp.
Several civil society organisations, international organisations and legal experts found the new legal developments worrisome. Many believe that the law is yet another politicised attempt to curtail asylum.
We all have the right to our dignity, regardless if we’ve lived somewhere a long time, or just arrived.
On 6th March 2020, 256 organisations sent an open letter to the Greek Prime Minister and European Union leaders asking them to "protect legality and humanity".
We all want somewhere to call home. If we were forced to leave, we would hope to find people who offer us shelter. But some politicians are using innocent civilians as pawns in a political game. And EU leaders allow violent attacks on them to continue.
CIVICUS Monitor update on Greece - June 2019
A public prosecutor in Greece has opened an investigation into allegations of systematic violence against asylum seekers at the Evros River. The river, which spans the land border between Greece and Turkey, is a...
CIVICUS Monitor update on Greece - February 2019
CIVICUS Monitor update on Greece - December 2018