AYS Daily Digest 16/06/2017: Controversy over rescue operations… but they continue saving lives

Intimidation and destruction of tents on Chios / Cases of intolerance continue in Serbia / Fresh cases of violence in Hungary / Legal action in UK to restart Dubs Scheme / Amnesty International launches petition in Spain / EU says that international protection should be for five years / And more news…

World Press winner (by Iranian Alireza Pakdel)


“We know that what we do is not the solution. It’s not the source of the problem, it’s not the solution to the problem, it’s the sheer necessity of saving lives now, when lives are in danger”


Workers destroying tents close to Souda camp, Chios — photo by Jelle Jalla



Picture by ATH Solidarity REFS Production



Photo by Refugee behind the closed borders





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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