AYS Daily Digest 06/12/17: Saying NO to indifference

Protests against deportations on the rise / UNHCR’s report reveals much higher numbers for sexual abuse in Syria and detention centres / Greece starts slow and symbolic process of moving people from the islands to the mainland / Help and solidarity are crucial during winter in the border areas, north of France and the big cities / Belgians against the indifference / Is Austria about to start deporting to Bangladesh? and more…

“Stop the indifference!” — In front of a detention centre in Belgium (Photo: Sophie Devillé)


Photo: Fabian Scheuermann‏


Widespread rape of boys and men — a report


It is a European, not just a Greek, responsibility

Overcrowded Lesvos needs help and volunteers

For the second consecutive winter, Greek authorities are trapping thousands of men, women and children on the Greek islands leaving them on the brink of a humanitarian emergency — says MSF


Updated situation on unaccompanied refugee minors in Greece (statistical data as from November 30) can be found: here

Cash assistance — overview


In June 2016, as part of the “Solidarity” project, SOS Childen’s Village opened an IT corner and internet access at Miksalište. Now, this corner has been transferred in the upper barrack, where educative workshops and games are held, so the refugees can access the computers and get the necessary information about their journey — Refugee Aid Miksalište


A whole county protests the deportation of four young Iraqi men

First Austria-Bangladesh Charter coming up?


Ventimiglia / France

Infoleaflet source: Teresa Maffeis


Medical help is needed in the north of France


Photo: Plateforme citoyenne de soutien aux réfugiés Bruxelles



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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