AYS Daily News Digest 9/8: “Illegality”, “asylum process”, “assisted return” and other ills of our age

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One of the Belgrade’s youngest refugees. Credits: Info Park

General

A rumour on impossibility for relocation for post March 19th arrivals is false!

The Global Health Film Festival is inviting submissions that are related to refugee health for a festival coming up in November

Research: Lengthy asylum processes decrease employment among refugees

2016 is set to be the deadliest year yet for refugees. Why is no one talking about it?

Syria

Online doctors needed to help the injured in Aleppo

Phosphorus bombs, which are an ILLEGAL weapon of war, continue to kill people in Idlib city

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The destructive power of Poshphorus bombs. Credits: Faces of Change

Turkey

What happens to Syrians if they choose to return from Greece to Turkey under Assissted Voluntary Return program?

Greece

Arrivals summary report

Lesvos arrivals report

Cross- Aegean journeys are increasing

Donate a SIM card!

Refugees from Soxtex camp walked to the centre of Thessaloniki to demonstrate the poor conditions of life in Greece

Yazidi rights activists and a former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court visited Yazidi refugees in a northern Greek camp Monday, hoping to build a case for the Hague-based court

Greece plans more apartments for refugees

Serbia

A direct report from volunteers helping refugees in Belgrade parks

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Father with a baby born in Greece. Credits: Info Park
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Credits: Info Park
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Lunch time! Credits: Info Park
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Colouring time! Credits: Info Park
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Credits: Info Park
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Credits: Info Park
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Donations. Credits: Info Park
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Is this the Europe refugees hoped for? See the refugees’ life at Kelebija

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Credits: Natali Ja
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Credits: Natali Ja

Germany

Germany turned away 50 percent more people at its border in the first half of 2016 than in the whole of last year

France

Calais refugees painting their troubles out

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Credits: Care4Calais
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Credits: Care4Calais

Court case against the demolition of the Calais shops and cafes to take place tomorrow, Wednesday, August 10th

Testiomony about Paris refugees from a volunteer

Italy

Fresh food for refugees at Via Cupa, Rome

UK

The new Asylum Policy Instruction on Sexual Orientation Issues in the Asylum Claim, published last Wednesday, marks an unwelcome retrograde step for the UK Home Office

‘Stubborn’ immigration detainees face solitary confinement

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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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