AYS Daily Digest 02/08/17: Put an end to policies separating families

Protest against the slow and inefficient family reunification procedure Greece-Germany / Iuventa stopped and confiscated by the authorities, charges of aiding smuggling / Volunteers struggle in Italy and France / Sweden — more than 10,000 asylum seekers from 2015 still waiting for their applications to be considered / Besieged residents in Syria deprived of medical care, WHO sends first shipments to Syria

FEATURE

Protesting the poor family reunification procedure

Video by Refugee Accommodation and Solidarity Space City Plaza
Photo: Refugee Accommodation and Solidarity Space City Plaza

SEA

After refusing to sign the Code, charges raised against the NGO

In the meantime, rescues, but also deaths continue…

GREECE

Arrivals

Finally some concrete political support to the refugees on hunger strike

Move minors from cells to adequate open facilities

“Instead of being cared for, dozens of vulnerable children are locked in dirty, crowded police cells and other detention facilities across Greece, in some cases with unrelated adults”

Housing programme continues

Athens

Important information for refugees in Greece:

Residence Permits

Skype registration schedule

How to get free health care in Greece

SERBIA

ITALY

Italy’s possible implication in human rights abuses

Volunteers needed in Ventimiglia

Photo: Kesha Niya

Gorizia

Video: La Voce Gorizia & Provincia

Rome

Sexual exploitation of refugees increasingly involves younger girls

We hope raising the awareness of this very well known problem will finally come to a point when the responsible institutions will put a stop to one of the most growing criminal activities seemingly blooming with no obstacles around the European Union.

Infographics: IOM Italy

FRANCE

Calais

Paris

Paris, Porte de la Chapelle (Photo: Jonathan Rebours)
Solidarithé’s updated info map for Paris lists where people can: shower, find Wifi, learn French, claim asylum, find legal support & more

SWEDEN

Long time of waiting for asylum seekers in Sweden

10,600 people of the 36 000 unaccompanied minors who arrived to Sweden in 2015 have not yet received answers to their asylum applications.

SYRIA

First medical supplies to support Ar-Raqqa response

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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