Regional Grouping: 
Source/Publisher: 
Amnesty International
Author(s): 
Amnesty International
Date of Publication: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Description: 

On 13 July 2016, the European Commission published a proposal for a Regulation establishing a union resettlement Framework. The proposal sets a framework within which the Union will implement resettlement policy. This briefing includes sections on: Arbitrary detention; Asylum on Greek islands: An elusive dream; No safe refuge; New appeal committees: Reshuffling the cards; Syrians at risk of return; Dodging bullets at the Syria-Turkey border only to be locked up in Greece; No way forward: Returns to Turkey; Refoulement; A backwards journey: From Greece to Iraq; Voluntary returns; Detention for voluntary return; Living conditions on Greek islands after the deal; Seeking safety, finding fear; Hate motivated attacks; Separated or unaccompanied children; Recommendations To the Greek government & To the EU and EU member states

Type of Resource: 
Research & Analysis
Publication Year: 
2016
Status: 
Free
Language: 
English