EU/Italy/Libya: Disputes Over Rescues Put Lives at Risk

EU/Italy/Libya: Disputes Over Rescues Put Lives at Risk

(Milan) – The European Union’s obstruction of nongovernmental rescues and handover of responsibility to Libyan coast guard forces is a recipe for even greater loss of life in the Mediterranean and a continuing cycle of abuse for people trapped in Libya, Human Rights Watch said today. “The EU’s efforts to block rescues and dithering on where rescued […]

Greece: Inhumane Conditions at Land Border

Greece: Inhumane Conditions at Land Border

(Athens) – Thousands of migrants and asylum seekers in northern Greece have been subject to appalling reception and detention conditions, with at-risk groups lacking necessary protection, Human Rights Watch said today. Greece has failed to ensure minimum standards for pregnant women, new mothers, and others arriving via the land-border with Turkey in the Evros region, many of […]