Category: Rights Protection

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Recognized refugee and then what ? – Piece one

Through a series of short pieces, the GFR wishes to relate  the story of Anwar, who decided to enter into hunger strike more than one month ago to protest against his treatment and living conditions since he arrived in Europe 2 years ago. With his testimony, divided in several topics, we want to bring attention...

STOP TRADING REFUGEES, END INHUMAN EUROPEAN MIGRATION DEALS
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STOP TRADING REFUGEES, END INHUMAN EUROPEAN MIGRATION DEALS

Support Refugees all over Europe by signing now  the Rise Network petition to urge the European Union authorities to end “migration deals”, and work on ensuring the respect of all human rights, provide international protection and to come up with an alternative migration policy, reflecting the welcoming character of Europe as continent of human rights....

Concrete steps about the automatic residence permit on humanitarian grounds
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Concrete steps about the automatic residence permit on humanitarian grounds

Automatic granting residence permit on humanitarian grounds for pink card holders: concrete steps about the procedure and its consequences A major reflexion that came out from the GFR working group is that legislation is essential for refugees’ rights, though in practice, few refugees are aware of the changes impacting their legal situation and many times...

Asylum policies and practices impairing the access to international protection
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Asylum policies and practices impairing the access to international protection

As a result of regular interactions with refugee communities, GFR has continuously observed a number of obstacles preventing asylum seekers in the country from accessing the asylum procedures and receiving the international protection they are entitled to, according to international law.Drawing on the implementation of the law and the practices adopted by the authorities, the...

Deprived of rights. Statement on the new Greek bill.
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Deprived of rights. Statement on the new Greek bill.

This is a statement on this month’s decision of the Greek parliament and its direct impact on refugees, as well as on the link between the legal situation and racism by citizens. We have been to Chios last week to observe the outcome for those captured and detained there. The New Bill  The Greek Forum...