Greece must urgently transfer asylum seekers from the Aegean islands and improve living conditions in reception facilities

“The situation of migrants, including asylum seekers, in the Greek Aegean islands has dramatically worsened over the past 12 months. Urgent measures are needed to address the desperate conditions in which thousands of human beings are living,” said today the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatovic, at the end of a five-day visit to Greece during which she visited reception facilities in Lesvos, Samos, and Corinth."


Greece must urgently transfer asylum seekers from the Aegean islands and improve living conditions in reception facilities (CoE, link)

"The Commissioner is appalled by the unhygienic conditions in which migrants are kept in the islands."

 

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