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Scores of Human Rights Organizations Condemn Europe’s Stance Towards Refugees

Human rightsHuman rights organizations from Greece, FYROM, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and other countries have issued a joint public statement with which they condemn European governments that “violate, national, European, and international law by shutting their doors to people in need of international protection.
The human rights organizations in question express their concern about restrictive immigration policies that affect the rights, s and health of refugees and migrants seeking entry to Europe and condemn the practice of the FYROM government to discriminate against Afghan refugees.
These policies have ‘increased the level of human pain,” said the announcement, and it underlined that thousands of people are forced to place their fate in the hands of smugglers.
Finally, the human rights organizations of the Balkan countries ask Europe to respect its treaties and show due respect for human rights.
The statement has been signed by the following organizations: ActionAid, Greece, Albanian Helsinki Committee, Belgrade Center for Human Rights, Civic Initiatives Belgrade, Civil Rights Program Kosovo, Doctors of the World Greece, European Council on Refugees and Exiles, Humanitarni centar za integraciju i toleranciju (HCIT), Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia, Građanske inicijative, Civic Initiative, Greek Forum of Refugees, Grupa 484, Hrvatski pravni centar, International Rescue Committee, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, Macedonian Young Lawyers Association, Norwegian Refugee Council, Open Gate, La Strada, Oxfam, Practical Policy Centre Serbia, Praksis, Praxis Serbia, Save the Children, Solidarity Now, VluchtelingenWerk Nederland.
(Source: ANA-MPA)

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