AYS DAILY NEWS DIGEST 11.5.2016.

A report published by three MEPs shows hundreds of non-Syrian refugees held in Turkish detention centres have not been given the right to seek asylum in Greece or Turkey, are not allowed access to legal services/aid and are held in prison-like conditions. The report also reports on push-backs to Turkey by both Bulgarian and Greek police. The new ““Volunteers Needed Digest” matches volunteers with organizations in Greece. Volunteers and donations urgently needed in Calais.

Women waiting in line at the Idomeni refugee camp. Photo credit: Aida Kristina Ničija

Libya

Photo Credit: SOS Méditerranée

Iraq

Turkey

Report shows refugees deported to Turkey are not able to claim asylum and have not been able to do so in Greece.

Greece

Warning: Strong waves and thunderstorms expected around Greek islands and thunderstorms expected in Idomeni. For more information please follow the link.

New guide on how to prepare for asylum interviews.

Tool to identify persons with special needs.

Matching volunteers with organizations.

Funds needed for a school van in Athens

Syrian kids going to school in Athens. Photo Credit:

Pireas needs medical donations.

Photo credit: Andre Naddeo

Workshop on legal issue in Lesvos.

ITALY

Udine association asks municipality to allow refugees to use public transportation for free.

Migrants protest against living conditions in ex-military base of Cona.

FRANCE

Playground4Refugees is looking to build a playground in the Dunkirk refugee camp

Calais Kitchen unable to operate because of lack of donations

UK

Volunteers needed today at 6PM

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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