AYS DAILY NEWS DIGEST 25.4.2016.

Strong winds and high waves around Greek islands. Refugees in Chios protesting and chanting against border closures and deportations. Volunteers urgently needed in Port of Piraeus. Assembly from the Stone Building dissolves due to great pressures on solidarity. Medical team needed in Alexandria camp and in the mainland. Austria announced temporary border control on the border with Hungary to limit the inflow of undocumented migrants. The Dubs Amendment loses in the House of Commons.

Protest against border closure and deportations in Chios. Photo credit: Benjamin Julian

GENERAL

Alde Group urges EU member states to clarify the situation of all refugee and migrant minors.

GREECE

Warning: strong winds and high waves around Greek islands. Also strong winds and thunderstorms expected in the north of Greece. For more please follow the link http://bit.ly/1qNwwHc

69 new arrivals on Greek islands.

Inside Moria. Photo credit: No border kitchen

Updated Skype schedule for Asylum applications.

Parents searching for a boy lost months ago in Lesvos and seen in pictures from a Turkish camp.

Refugees in Chios are protesting and chanting against deportations.

Volunteers urgently needed in port of Piraeus (28–3 May).

Assembly from the Stone Building dissolves their collective due to great pressures on solidarity.

Volunteers report chaotic situation in Skaramagas camp.

Alexandria Camp still looking for a medical team. Medical staff and translators are also needed in two camps in the mainland.

800 in Idomeni left without water because of landlord.

Some advice for volunteers at EKO Gas Station.

MACEDONIA

650 refugees in Tabanovce Camp. Volunteers report that bad conditions contribute to refugees’ decision to leave with smugglers.

CROATIA

Support new auctions on solidarity.org

AUSTRIA

Austria announced temporary border control on the border with Hungary to limit the inflow of undocumented migrants.

Austrian bishop against construction of security fence.

GERMANY

Refugees For Refugees petitions against new integration law that doesn’t allow refugees to choose their place of residences freely after asylum approval. Economist maps most suitable places for refugees to live.

NORWAY

Norway offering money to asylum seekers to leave voluntarily.

SWEDEN

Building that was to be re-purposed into a home for refugee children set on fire in a case of arson.

UK

The Dubs Amendment loses in the House of Commons.

AUSTRALIA

Peaceful protests of refugee families in detention center on Nauru ongoing for 37 days, still no coverage of protests in Australian mainstream media.

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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