AYS DIGEST 14/7/16: Man killed in fight at Elliniko

Sections of Aleppo cut off from supplies after airstrikes. Refugees and activists march in solidarity in Athens. Unregistered Iraqis ineligible for relocation program, confirmed. Mixed reports on nature of Piraeus port evictions. Victory and solidarity for refugees and migrants as “migrants prison” is shut down in Spain! 1200 refugees remain in Belgrade. Hungary prepares 10,000-man-strong patrol of their border. Austria deporting rejected asylum applicants via C-130. Switzerland pushing back refugees and migrants to Italy. Despondent rejected asylum applicant flees at airport in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Refugees and Activists in Athens. Photo Credit: Nasim Lomani

Syria

Sections of Aleppo cut off from supplies after airstrikes.

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Hospital hit in Airstrikes. Photo Credit: Irish Emergency Logistics Team

Turkey

Life-jacket distribution re-initializing.

GENERAL

IOM has registered a total of 3693 people killed during attempted Mediterranean crossings to date.

“It’s like water. One builds a dam and the water flows around it. Refugees are innovative because they are desperate. When you erect a blockade at one spot, they search for another route.”

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Stonehouse Eviction, Greece

GREECE

Elliniko

Leros

Lesvos

The Lesvos boat report notes that one boat with forty passengers was picked up by Frontex today and safely transported to port. The passengers were transferred to Moria camp. A merciful day on the Aegean.

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Refugees Protest in Athens. Photo Credit: Nasim Lomani

Kos

Thessaloniki

Pre-registration program commenced for refugees outside of camps.

Athens

Mixed reports in the aftermath of Piraeus eviction.

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Stonehouse, Athens

SPAIN

Victory and solidarity for refugees and migrants as “migrants prison” is shut down!

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SERBIA

Around 1,200 refugees remain in Belgrade, putting local aid efforts under heavy strain.

HUNGARY

10,000-strong army to “manage” Hungarian border.

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IHA donations. Photo Credit: IHA

AUSTRIA

Austria to deport rejected applicants by military plane.

SWITZERLAND

Miniature, nascent Idomeni blossoms on the border.

GERMANY

Asylum seeker attempts to evade deportation by fleeing to the tarmac.

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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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