AITIMA together with 18 other civil society organizations, in a JOINT LETTER TO THE GREEK PRIME MINISTER urge him to end the “containment policy” of confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands.

“The policy of implementing the EU-Turkey Statement has been violating asylum seekers’ rights under international law, and has contributed in disrupting social cohesion in the Greek islands affected,” said Spyros Rizakos, director of AITIMA. “It is high time the EU and Greek authorities abandoned this policy.

Read the joint letter