Francois Crepeau

UN: Refugee Children Should Not Be Detained in Greek Prison Cells

Francois Crepeau, special UN rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, urged Greece on Monday to stop detaining refugee and migrant children in police cells. Following a fact-finding mission to the country from May 12 to 16, Crepeau called...

Refugees Demand to Leave Lesvos After Being Held There Since March 20

Tension flared at the reception center at Lesvos as refugees who entered Greece after March 20 demanded to leave the island. The protestors are asylum-seekers who are under restriction at the island's facility due to the application of the...

UN Says Greece's Migrants In Abysmal Centers

Migrants in Greece face shocking conditions in detention centers and deepening hostility on the streets as the country goes through its worst economic crisis since World War Two, a top U.N. official said on Dec. 3. Many of the 130,000...