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Recognition and Admission, Now!

Recognition and Admission, Now!

After the fall of Kabul: The people on the Greek islands – refugees and residents – should no longer pay the price for Europe's completely misguided and inhumane asylum policy. Deutsche Versionنسخه فارسیΕλληνική έκδοση An Appeal by Stand by me Lesvos (Mytilini, Lesvos) & Medico International (Frankfurt). Thousands of refugees from Afghanistan, often after years of waiting in one of the so-called hotspots on the Greek islands, of which the notorious Moria camp was only the best known, have received rejections of their asylum applications. The authorities constituted that the application was without any reason, a return to Afghanistan possible,…
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Moria Academia: a place for Free Afghanistan

Moria Academia: a place for Free Afghanistan

Since the Taliban’s recent takeover of Afghanistan, many Afghan people in the camp fear for the future of their home country, where basic human rights, and especially those of women, are now under serious threat. In an interview with Medico International, Milad* stresses: “We fear enormous violations of the rights of children, girls and women in Afghanistan.” While the Taliban themselves claim to be a more moderate version of what was felt by Afghans from 1996-2001, many Afghans respond to these promises with disbelief. In a parallel manner, our Afghan partners’ friends and family are sending them updates, alongside pictures…
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The vaccination campaign has started!

The vaccination campaign has started!

As an increasing number of people around the globe are being vaccinated against Covid-19, we are glad to announce that also in the camp the vaccination campaign has started. This will give the residents of the camp the opportunity to protect themselves and each other against the virus. Refugees are specifically at risk, due to the overcrowded living conditions in the camp, the poor sanitary facilities, a lack of water and limited health care available. Moreover, since the Covid-19 virus does not care about borders or fences, the vaccination of refugees will also help to protect the local Greek population…
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Almost 2000 refugees in camp don’t have access to support

Almost 2000 refugees in camp don’t have access to support

This is another important project we just managed together. Refugees Foundation e.V., Support for Refugees on the Run has sent dry food, hygienic articles and other stuff for the 2200 refugees in the camp who don't have access to support any more, because they are either accepted, but still cannot move forward or completely rejected. Their situation worsened during the last months. Thanks to the great job of out partners from MCAT we managed a huge distribution today. "This week we start a new challenge: Almost 2000 refugees in camp don't have access to bank cards, because they are accepted or got…
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