Category: Raising Awareness

The Greek Forum of Refugees on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
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The Greek Forum of Refugees on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

According to a joint statement by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and the United Nations (UN), the term “female genital mutilation” (also called “female genital cutting” and “female genital mutilation/cutting”) refers to all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical...

For the International Holocaust Remembrance Day
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For the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The 27th of January has been established by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The date is related to the liberation of Auschwitz Birkenau concentration and death camp by the “Red Army”, on January 27. The “Holocaust” was the systematic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by...

Greek Forum of Refugees on the re – establishment of the Ministry for Immigration Policy and Asylum
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Greek Forum of Refugees on the re – establishment of the Ministry for Immigration Policy and Asylum

The Greek Forum of Refugees welcomes the re – establishment of the Ministry for Immigration Policy and Asylum that was announced by the Government’s spokesperson, Mr Stelios Petsas. However, the demand for a unified and coherent immigration policy, combined with a holistic strategy for the inclusion of refugees, migrants, stateless people and asylum seekers, remains...

Racist Violence Recording Network: Justice to uphold the Rule of Law in Greece
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Racist Violence Recording Network: Justice to uphold the Rule of Law in Greece

The Greek Forum of Refugees, as a founding member of the Racist Violence Recording Network, is also signing the following Press Release following closely the development of the Golden Dawn Trial, preserving the hope that justice will be served and the Rule of Law will be prevailed, defending the social peace against any forms of...

Οι “αόρατοι” άνθρωποι της Αθήνας κι η μαρτυρία ενός ασυνόδευτου ανηλίκου που παραμένει άστεγος
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Οι “αόρατοι” άνθρωποι της Αθήνας κι η μαρτυρία ενός ασυνόδευτου ανηλίκου που παραμένει άστεγος

Μέρα με τη μέρα γιγαντώνεται το πρόβλημα των ανθρώπων που μένουν έξω από το σύστημα προστασίας, το οποίο είναι κι ελλειπές, με αποτέλεσμα να στερούνται νομιμοποιητικών εγγράφων, να είναι άστεγοι και να μην έχουν καμία πρόσβαση σε υπηρεσίες. Οι άνθρωποι αυτοί παραμένουν “αόρατοι”, ενώ, την ίδια ώρα είναι εκτεθειμένοι σε πολλούς κινδύνους και φαίνεται ότι...

The story of Salim Noah from Iraq
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The story of Salim Noah from Iraq

This is the story of Salim Noah (Jason), a 29 years – old gifted artist who fled with his family from ISIS persecution in Iraq. Listen to him: “My name is Salim Noah and I’m 29 years old. I’m from Iraq and I am a Yazidi. I used to live with my family in Northern...

Zahra on World Children’s Day
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Zahra on World Children’s Day

18 year – old Zahra from Syria speaks fro the World Children’s Day, which is celebrated every year at 20th of November in the memory of 1989 anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention on Children’s Rights. This Convention is the most widely accepted text on human rights worldwide. All member States of the UN have...