The ICJ and GCR have presented to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants a submission on the human rights of migrants report on ending immigration detention of children and seeking adequate reception and care for them.

 

The submission is an input for the forthcoming report of the UN Special Rapporteur on ending immigration detention of children and seeking adequate reception and care for them, which is expected to be submitted to the 75th session of the General Assembly.

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Greek Council for Refugees (GCR) have provided a brief overview of aspects of immigration detention of migrant children in Greece.

The submission is to be found here.

A longer note can be found here.

With a joint statement on push back practices, 6 NGOs respond to the call for data on the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants.

In the statement sent yesterday, February 1, 2021, the signatory organizations ARSIS, GREEK COUNCIL FOR REFUGEES, HELLENIC LEAGUE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, HIAS GREECE, HUMAN RIGHTS 360, REFUGEE SUPPORT AEGEAN report their concerns about the phenomenon which is growing at an alarming rate since March 2020 and constitutes a direct violation of Greek, regional and international law.

The NGOs also note that Greece has never conducted an effective investigation regarding the numerous allegations, reports, testimonies and criminal complaints on illegal push-backs, neither at the level of the Judicial System nor at the level of Independent Authorities or mechanisms.

Read the full Statement here

Read GCR’s answers to the Special Rapporteur's questionnaire here

Read the GCR Submission to the Committee of Ministers of The Council Of Europe concerning the groups of cases of M.S.S. v. Greece and Rahimi v. Greece here

Read the report that the Greek Council for Refugees submitted to the UN committee against torture in view of its 67th session in Geneva: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/Treaties/CAT/Shared%20Documents/GRC/INT_CAT_CSS_GRC_35375_E.pdf

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