AYS 4/11. Authorities evacuate thousands from the streets of Paris

Refugees forwarded to various sites in France. Food, medicine supplies running out in east Aleppo. Tension rises on the Greek islands. Asylum seekers manage to get out of the Gevgelija camp, others left behind. AYS needs money to keep helping the refugees.

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Camps in and around Stalingrad and Jaures Metro stations, Avenue de Flanders cleared out

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Refugees were forced to sit on a cold, wet pavement before being forwarded to the buses. Photo. BAAM
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Paris campsites have been quickly cleared out in order to prevent people returning to their tents. Photo: Reuters

Syria

Food, medicine supplies running out in east Aleppo

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Nine-year-old Abdul Hadi lies on a bed in a hospital ward, watched over by his older brother, after being injured by a barrel bomb while playing outside his home in besieged east Aleppo. Photo: MSF

Mediterranean

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Refugees fall into the water during a rescue operation off the Libyan coast. Photo: Andreas Solaro

Greece

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Tensions rise on the Aegean islands following rain, new arrivals, deportations of refugees to Turkey

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No Borders collective has been supporting refugees in protesting the deportations. Photo: No Borders Lesvos Kitchen

A year after the first relocation…

Working in Greece and other things explained:

Macedonia

Asylum seekers finally got out of the closed Gevgelija camp, but 104 refugees remain locked up

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Gevgelija was one of the mains transit camps while the Balkan route was still officially open. Photo: Al Jazeera

Serbia

AYS continues to support our colleagues in Serbia: we finally have the new van for field missions!

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White Arrow was bought with generous donations of two wonderful human beings. Photo: Luka Juranic, AYS

Hungary

Formally condemning abuse “would paint a false, negative picture of the police” says Hungary

Croatia

Insufficient medical support, new refugees returned from western EU according to Dublin agreement

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Learning groups for the kids remain one of our most important activities in Porin hotel. Photo: Elizabeta Jacov, AYS

UK

Container shipment for Syria is being prepared, multiple UK locations for donations are open

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Daily news digests from the field, mainly for volunteers and refugees on the route, but also for journalists and other parties.

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