3-9 March 2020

  • Open letters, joint statements, responses to the situation at the Greek-Turkish border
  • Danish boat in Aegean refused order to push back rescued migrants
  • EU governments ‘harassing’ those who help migrants
09 March 2020

Common statement: Transnational solidarity against racism and war!

Hundreds of groups and organizations worldwide sign multilingual statement demanding peace, fundamental rights and freedoms of every person on the move.

09 March 2020

EU-Greece-Turkey: "Protect our laws and humanity!" - Open Letter by 120 Organizations

Open letter signed by 120 organisations (including Statewatch) on the situation in Greece and at the Greek-Turkish border.

09 March 2020

GUE/NGL MEPs' letter to the Commission and Council on the situation at the Greek-Turkish border

A group of MEPs from the left-wing GUE/NGL group call on the European Commission and Council of the EU to respect human rights and EU and international law.

09 March 2020

Council of the EU: Statement on the situation at the EU's external borders

The Council backs the Greek response and calls on all EU member states to do the same.

09 March 2020

Migreurop statement - A coalition to “shield” migrants and refugees against violence at the borders

We will hold Greece and the EU accountable for the violations of the rights of migrants and refugees fleeing Turkey

09 March 2020

Europe’s Morality Is Dying at the Greek Border

An article in Foreign Policy condemns the EU and Greek response to the arrival of migrants and refugees.

09 March 2020

Joint statement on the ongoing violence at the Greece-Turkey border

One of many statements issued by NGOs, activists and others.

09 March 2020

Migrants: EU commission not fit to guard treaties

Nikolaj Nielsen of EUobserver condemns the European Commission's approach to the situation at the Greece-Turkey border.

09 March 2020

Briefing: A manufactured refugee crisis at the Greek-Turkish border

The New Humanitarian on the situation at the Greek-Turkish border.

09 March 2020

UNHCR statement on the situation at the Turkey-EU border

The UNHCR calls on Greece to ensure people have the right to seek asylum.

09 March 2020

Amnesty International on Greece: Inhumane asylum measures will put lives at risk

"The inhumane measures which the Greek authorities are taking to prevent people from entering the country are an appalling betrayal of Greece’s human rights responsibilities and will put the lives of people fleeing violence at risk, Amnesty International said today."


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