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GREECE: NEW CONDEMNATION BY THE ECHR

Greece has again been condemned by the European Court of Human Rights to inhuman and degrading treatment. An Iranian exile was placed and held in detention for six months in inhumane conditions, although he said he wanted to seek asylum, which resulted in psychological problems which led to several suicide attempts. 50 more words

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EUROPEAN UNION: INCREASE IN ASYLUM SEEKERS FROM THE BALKANS

The European Union is confronted to the contradictions of its policy vis-à-vis the countries of the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia). 125 more words

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CYPRUS: THOSE SYRIANS WHO DO NOT WANT TO LET BEING ENCLOSED

Cyprus shares with Greece being the worst European countries in terms of non-hospitality and violation of the rights of asylum seekers and refugees. And be separated from the rest of the EU by sea like Greece is from Schengen by the Adriatic Sea and the Balkans… 83 more words

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Embrace by Jessica Shirvington

It starts with a whisper: “It’s time for you to know who you are…”

Violet Eden dreads her seventeenth birthday. After all, it’s hard to get too excited about the day that marks the anniversary of your mother’s death. 521 more words

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GREECE: THE DETENTION SYSTEM CHALLENGED AGAIN

A report under the MIDAS project advanced illegality and ineffectiveness of detention extended beyond 18 months, while another of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman Treatments reveals that these worsen in prisons and detention centers. 33 more words

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SERBIA: THE FATE OF ASYLUM SEEKERS

Consequence of its place on the path of exiles on their way to central and northern Europe, but also the number of crises in the Middle East (after Syria, Iraq), Serbia sees the number of asylum seekers increase. 119 more words

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Update: The Age of Submissions Already Sucks

I wasn’t intending to do another update immediately; last weekend was the first weekend without Saturday morning cartoons, as you may have heard. That made this past Monday the perfect time to launch my Cliché Showcase series (I’m starting with cartoony villains). 647 more words

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