refugee hotspots

Human Rights Watch Annual Report Bleak for Refugee Treatment in Greece

Throughout 2017, NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) has been very critical of the Greek government's treatment of refugees and asylum seekers on the island hotspots. Now in its annual report about the conditions of refugees in the EU, the group...

EC Letter to Greece Stresses Concern Over Refugee Hotspots on Greek Islands

The European Commission expressed concern over the security in hotspots on Greek islands, particularly as regards their staff working there. Following Belgium's decision to withdraw their asylum experts who are on the islands citing fears for their personal security, the...