On 25-26 June the 3 X 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT “BLOCK VIOLENCE AND RACISM” was held in Galatsi, Athens.

AITIMA participated for third time aiming at promoting the participation of children belonging to vulnerable groups as well as at combating racism.

This year we contributed to the participation of unaccompanied minors who stay in Athens as well as of a team from the Center for the Support of Children and Families.

See photos from the Press Conference and the Event

 

 

 

 

 

AITIMA was invited to participate to the Multi-stakeholder meeting on the protection of the human rights of migrants in large movements, co-organized by the Office of the High Commissioner of the United Nations for Human Rights and the Platform for the International Cooperation on Undοcumented Migrants. The meeting took place on 1 st June in Geneva..

PHOTO From left to right: George Joseph (Caritas Sweden), William Gois (Global Coalition on Migration), Michele Levoy (PICUM director), Spyros Rizakos (AITIMA).

This year, just like in 2015, the staff and the customers of the A-B Super Market in Koukaki area gathered food and personal hygiene items and offered them to AITIMA in order that they will be distributed to refugee families.
 
We thank them!
 

19 May 2016 - ASYLUM CAMPAIGN: OPEN LETTER TO THE ASYLUM SERVICE for fast full registration and fair examination of asylum applications.

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AITIMA is delivering a project on MONITORING IMMIGRATION DETENTION.

 

During the second quarter of the project we visited detention areas in Northern Greece and Peloponnese. 

 

During this period we noted:

 

Increase of the overall number of detainees.

 

Increase in the number of detainees who are readmitted to Turkey, without prior proper procedures for the identification of people in need of international protection or special care.

 

Cases of detainees who declare they are minors but are detained as adults.

 

Problems regarding detention conditions and the procedures followed by the competent authorities.

 

 Quarterly Bulletin on MONITORING IMMIGRATION DETENTION,December 2015 - March 2016