Legal Centre Lesvos Quarterly Report July – September 2021

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Legal Centre Lesvos Quarterly Report July – September 2021

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Legal Centre Lesvos Quarterly Report July – September 2021

(1) LIVING CONDITIONS

  • August 2021 – The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) persistently recognises Greek authorities’ disregard for migrants’ health and lives in Lesvos RIC.
  • September 2021 – One year after the Moria fires: No lessons learnt and no responsibility taken.
  • September 2021 – One year of Moria 2.0: When the temporary becomes permanent.

(2) ASYLUM PROCEDURES

  • Legal aid provided by Legal Centre Lesvos between July and September 2021.
  • Greece continuously rejects asylum claims of Afghans as inadmissible despite the situation in Afghanistan.
  • Discriminatory exclusion from all social rights for migrants rejected on appeal.
  • 15 September – Effective termination of UNHCR cash assistance for migrants without any announced plans of replacement.

(3) COLLECTIVE EXPULSIONS AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

  • 14 July – Publication of the report of Frontex Scrutiny Working Group concludes on Frontex’s negligence to address evidence of fundamental rights violations.
  • August 2021 – Visit of British Home Secretary, Priti Patel, to Greece to observe the country’s methods to stop the arrival of migrants’ boats.
  • September 2021 – Successful relocation of 27-year-old M.M. to Germany after 7 months’ efforts

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