AYS Daily Digest 1.4.2017 — With deportations to Afghanistan on the rise, desperation reigns

“No deportations to Afghanistan” reads the sign displayed at a demonstration in Berlin on the 27th of March. Photo Credit: Silas Stein


Lebanese PM warns that country is at the breaking point


MSF corroborates last week’s report of gas attack in Hama


Legislation on the integration of refugees scrapped


Greece begins to populate deportation center on Kos, seeks to open new one on Chios

Photographs from the center in Kos

Stylida residents call for referendum on construction of refugee center following spike in xenophobia

Legal Center Lesbos looks to hire a Greek lawyer


Italian government reduces minimum hours of Italian instruction


French police cause trouble for refugees at soup kitchen

People organize to prevent expulsion of refugees

Paris looks to curb the areas of operation of food distribution organizations


Teenager fights for life after gruesome hate crime

‘Refugees At Home’ provides status update


IOM expects to fund return of 10,000 refugees in Libya to their home countries



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Are You Syrious?

Are You Syrious?

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