ITALY: New Safe Harbor Decree – “Save all lives, on land and at sea. It is possible and dutiful” – say NGOs

(Mediterranea - Saving Humans, 8 April 2020) The NGOs Sea-Watch, Doctors Without Borders, Open Arms and Mediterranea express their concern about the Italian government's decision to use the health emergency…

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GREECE: Foreign Press Association announcement on the attacks against journalists on the island of Lesvos – Syrian journalist shot and killed by Greek Police

Statement originally published on FPA website, 1 March 2020 - accessible here We note with great concern that certain groups on the island of Lesvos move in an organized manner…

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GREECE: Violence against migrants, volunteers and NGOs intensifies in the Islands – Interview with Greek Forum of Refugees

Tensions on the Greek islands have been skyrocketing in the last month following an aggressive government-led smear campaign against volunteers and NGOs helping migrants and refugees. The government has accused…

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