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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12605

20 November 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 30 / 39
COUNCIL OF EUROPE / Migration
Council of Europe’s anti-torture Committee queries detention and refoulement of migrants in Greece
Strasbourg, 19/11/2020 (Agence Europe)

In a report published on Thursday, the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) recognises the significant challenges posed by the influx of migrants to the Greek authorities, deplores the lack of European coordination, but urges Greece to change its approach.

Based on an ad hoc visit which took place from 13 to 17 March 2020, this report denounces the detention conditions of migrants in the Evros region and on the island of Samos. Overcrowding, poorly lit and...

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