Greece: Court makes Chios island human rights ruling

Four Afghan migrants detained on the Greek island of Chios were unable to appeal against decisions ordering their expulsion, human rights judges confirmed today.

Court: Children detained in degrading conditions in Greek police stations

The case concerned the placement of nine migrants, unaccompanied minors, in different police stations in Greece, for periods ranging between 21 and 33 days.

Greece: Family awarded €71,000 after addict’s prison death

According to the European court, Greek authorities failed to conduct an effective investigation into the circumstances of a drug addict’s death in prison

Greece: New anti-torture report highlights concerns about psychiatric establishments and treatment of foreign detainees

Today’s publication follows a nine-day visit to Greece carried out in April by a delegation of the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT).

Parliamentary Assembly MP Petra de Sutter: International Migration Day has become an “inglorious day” for Europe

“The overcrowded hotspot facilities on the Greek islands are a crying shame,” declared the assembly’s General Rapporteur on conditions of reception of refugees and migrants. “Moria, the refugee camp on Lesbos, is not only a prison anymore. It has become a war zone where basic assistance and needs are not fulfilled.”