AYS DAILY DIGEST 15/06/2017: Another chance for justice in Hungary to win — retrial of Ahmed H.

Ahmed H. is still in prisons despite the court decision about the inconsistent evidence during the first instance trial // Second instance trial for Ahmed H. started today // 820 arrived in Greece so far in June // Dreadful living conditions for refugees in Italy and France // More reports about police violence in Hungary

Photo by Migszol


Citing inconsistent evidence in the original trial, the second level court in Szeged, Hungary, ordered a retrial in the case of Ahmed H. However, to the first hearing in the retrial, held today, Ahmed H., was brought in chains and accompanied by three masked policemen.


Islands are bursting with people who are coming every day and who are stranded for months there. The morning started with the boat arriving at Lesvos carrying 58 people, according to volunteers. To Chios, 39 people arrived at the same time, 13 men, 12 women, and 14 children.

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We received another report about police violence.


The situation in Rome is degrading rapidly. A friends from Baobab are reporting about the men, women, and children who are staying in two run-down buildings in Via Vannina, given no other available structure.

Photos Baobab


Help is needed for the warehouse cleaning for Refugee Aid Serbia.


Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda, has announced that he is ready to call the referendum to hear if people want more refugees in the country. Previously, the Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said no refugees from the Middle East and Africa will be accepted.


In yesterday’s digest, we reported about the report of the Ombudsmen on Calais. Tonight we bring you more details:


The Compass Project Fund will provide 20 asylum seekers, who are not eligible for student finance, with a scholarship to study a university-level program at Birkbeck, University of London.
Successful applicants will receive:
• a full tuition fee waiver for relevant courses
• additional financial support to cover costs such as transport, childcare, and books

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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