Twitter | Search | |
Legal Centre Lesvos
Defending and advancing the rights of refugees and migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos. Restricted Fund under Prism the Gift Fund, Charity no. 1099682.
620
Tweets
331
Following
1,422
Followers
Tweets
Legal Centre Lesvos retweeted
RefuComm Nov 14
Worth a repost. Thanks to our partners at Translators Without Borders for sharing.
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Nov 13
We have joined the campaign with 31 other civil society organisations to denounce the EU's use of Israeli drones to monitor and control migration.
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Nov 9
Check out a new reader we contributed to, "Build Resistance not Walls," joining Palestinian Campaign, with whom we will continue struggling together for freedom of movement rights, for a .
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Nov 3
"The chaos on the Greek islands is not the evidence of Europe's inability to manage migration - but of its deliberate unwillingness to do so."
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Nov 1
The Greek parliament have approved a new ‘International Protection’ Bill that will undermine the fundamental rights of asylum seekers in Greece. The new legislation is in violation of EU and international law, as well as the principle of non-refoulement.
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Oct 25
New report detailing Turkeys illegal deportations of Syrians back to war zones. This report is further evidence that Turkey should not be considered a 'safe third country' for asylum seekers to be retuned to.
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos retweeted
Dr Jessica Hambly Oct 21
'While clearly reprehensible on its own terms, Erdogan’s threat says far more about the EU than it does about Turkey’s authoritarian leader.' writing in the
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos retweeted
The Independent Oct 21
Opinion: Erdogan is using blackmail to avoid accusations of invading Syria – the EU-Turkey deal must end now
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos retweeted
Maya Oct 21
Lorraine and I wrote about why Erdogan’s genocidal war on must serve as a wake up call to end the violent misery of the
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Oct 21
is using as blackmail to avoid accusations of invading Syria – the EU-Turkey deal must end now. Article from
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Oct 20
Because cooperation and solidarity is key to advance the human rights, our team is currently attending the Human Rights Academy of the Aegean taking place in Sirinçe, Turkey. Thanks to our colleagues from Turkey for the invitation!
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos retweeted
Refugee Rights Europe Oct 18
Important update from on the ongoing crisis occurring in Greece, including the worrying new proposed legislation which would severely curtail individual's right to claim asylum set out under international law. Read it here:
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Oct 15
New blog post from our volunteer Heather on the inhumane conditions on : "Isn't Europe supposed to have human rights? This is one of the most common comments I hear from clients."
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Sep 10
New blog post from on the situation in : "The hope of living in a better world is met with closed borders, the arms trade, the violent pillage of natural resources, the deployment of soldiers to perpetuate war."
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos retweeted
Norma Jullien Cravotta Aug 9
Replying to @NormaJullien
Ce tweet pour remercier celles et ceux qui chaque jour ont le courage d’affronter et de lutter contre des politiques migratoires indignes, d’accompagner ceux qui en font l’objet, et de ne rien lâcher, jamais. ✊
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos retweeted
Norma Jullien Cravotta Aug 9
Hier, le célébrait ses trois ans d’existence. Si chaque année qui passe est le signe inquiétant d’un statut quo pour les milliers d’exilés enfermés dans les îles grecques depuis 2016, ils peuvent compter au quotidien sur le soutien de notre équipe de bénévoles.
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Jul 24
“Εμείς πρέπει να προσπαθήσουμε να εξηγήσουμε αυτόν τον πόνο, δεν πρέπει να σταματήσουμε να λέμε τις ιστορίες τους, να τις αποκαλύπτουμε στην Ευρώπη, στον κόσμο.“
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Jul 24
“We should not stop telling their stories, revealing them to Europe, to the world.“ Our incredible volunteer reflects on the human cost of hostile European migration policies.
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos Jul 2
Baseless charges not only in Italy, but are a regular occurrence in Lesvos, where the drivers of boats arriving from Turkey are often convicted of smuggling and imprisoned after being denied a fair trial.
Reply Retweet Like
Legal Centre Lesvos May 14
70+ Palestine solidarity, anti-racist, migrants groups across Europe join for a . On Nakba Day, May 15 2019: "We claim the right for all to move, to stay and to return in freedom, justice and equality"
Reply Retweet Like