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 […]

Russia: Activist Attacked in Dagestan Ongoing Violent Harassment of Leading Rights Group

Russia: Activist Attacked in Dagestan Ongoing Violent Harassment of Leading Rights Group

(Moscow) – An unidentified assailant viciously attacked a representative of Memorial, Russia’s leading human rights group, on March 28, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. Sirazhutdin Datsiev, the head of the Memorial office in Dagestan was hospitalized with a head injury. Russian authorities should promptly and thoroughly investigate the attack and punish those responsible. “This cowardly attack […]