Moria

A month after Moria fires, UNHCR warns of worsening conditions ahead of winter

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Four weeks after the fires destroyed Moria Reception and Identification Centre…

Meeting with Marie Doutrepont: “our children will hold us to account for our attitude” about the Moria camp and the EU’s reception policy

Marie Dutrepont on Moria: “each piece of humanity disappears like a drop of water on a slab of hot cement” Marie Doutrepont is a Belgian lawyer, author of the book “Moria: Chroniques des limbes de l’Europe”, 180 ° editions –…

A Disenfranchisement Pact

Von der Leyen’s EU Migration Pact replicates illegal Hungarian measures; Western powers already create new reasons for flight. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s new EU Migration Pact replicates illegal elements of the notorious Hungarian anti-refugee defense and is sharply…

Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week

Trending rights tweets this week: Five years since Angela Merkel admitted one million refugees to Germany, they have largely been a success story; violent protests erupt in Colombia after a man dies in police custody; a devastating fire breaks out in…

Moria I: Large part of the camp set on fire yesterday night

Last night, the camp of Moria was set on fire and a large part of it was completely destroyed. The 12,000 refugees sheltered in the structure spent a wild night of terror. They testified, saying that “they tried to escape…

Coronavirus and “reception policies in the Greek islands”

The chronicles of recent days have reported the death of another human being in the Greek territory in the camp of Moria. This time it is a 21-year-old Afghan. According to the articles from the local press, the young man…

On the edge of a collective trauma: the forgotten hotspot of Moria

The hotspot of Moria, on the island of Lesbos. A year has passed since I was on Lesbos – a beautiful island, but a paradise that disguises a hell. With the support of Doctors without Borders, I was there to…