Amnesty International

The refusal of the police authorities to respond

The Racist Violence Recording Network was set up in 2011 by the UNHCR and 23 Greek NGOs to record racist violence in Greece. For the police, racist violence doesn’t exist. There are no numbers because there are no records of crimes motivated by racism. The annual report for 2012 was published yesterday. It starts by […]

Human Rights Reports on Detention Conditions in Greece up to May 2012

Various organisations have published reports on the detention conditions in Greece. In a report from July 2010, titled Greece: IRREGULAR MIGRANTS AND ASYLUM-SEEKERS ROUTINELY DETAINED IN SUBSTANDARD CONDITIONS, Amnesty International wrote: Amnesty International’s research over the last year has led to the conclusion that asylum-seekers and irregular migrants in Greece are detained as a matter […]