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GREECE: A COMMITTEE FOR THE PREVENTION OF TORTURE REPORT

The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published its report following its last visit to Greece. 60 more words

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GREECE: REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL EUROPEAN FUNDS FOR MARITIME BORDERS CONTROL

The entrance to Greece’s land border with Turkey was made more difficult (deployment of ground units of the European agency Frontex, erection of a fence, technology enhanced control, back at the border), so exiles take again the sea, from the coast of Turkey to the Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. 46 more words

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TURKEY: SINKING OF A BOAT OF EXILES AT THE EXIT OF THE BOSPHORE

Monday, November 3, a ship carrying about forty exiles was wrecked at the exit of the Bosphorus. At least 24 people died, including children. The ship was heading to Romania. 64 more words

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Photojournalism Daily: Nov. 6, 2014

Today’s daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights Mark Peterson‘s work from the road with Sen. Mitch McConnell. The photographer followed the Kentucky senator and his supporters during the last day of campaigning for Tuesday’s midterm elections, as well as the victory celebrations on the Election Day itself. 175 more words

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GREECE: TRIAL AGAINST THE REBELS OF AMYGDALEZA DETENTION CENTER

In August 2013, inmates detention center Amygdaleza revolted against the length and conditions of confinement. Sixty-five of them were prosecuted. The trial of those who have not been expelled or have not escaped starts today November 3rd. 17 more words

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GREECE - ITALY : JOINT CONDEMNATION BY THE ECHR

Les condamnations de la Grèce pour traitement inhumain et dégradant s’additionnent.

Celles d’autres pays pour renvoyer en Grèce aussi. Après la Belgique, l’Italie. Cette fois pour le refoulement d’exilés à la frontière maritime avec la Grèce. 147 more words

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Cruisin’ Into Islands of the World Fashion Showcase

6th – 8th November 2014, Nassau, Bahamas

Plans for the sixth edition of the award-winning Islands of the World Fashion Showcase are in high gear, and you are invited to either cruise there at your leisure on board The Sky cruise liner, part of the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet, or simply take a flight over to Nassau to experience what organizers have described as “a mosaic of fashion, culture, and art” from designers originating from island-nations around the world and designers from countries such as France, Nigeria, and the United States of America. 417 more words

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