Suspected murder by pushback

Last week, probably one of the most brutal pushbacks ever documented took place in the Aegean.

A shameful anniversary: 5 years of Europe’s deadly deal with Turkey

On 28th of February 2020, Turkish President Erdogan announced that the border with the EU would be opened. The one-sided opening of the border took place in response to the intensifying civil war in Syria and was seen as a breach of the EU-Turkey-Deal adopted in 2016.

Alarming start to 2021 - Brutal pushback in the Aegean almost every other day

Last year, we recorded 321 pushback cases in the Aegean Sea. This illegal and degrading practice of abandoning refugees at sea has become standard practice by Greek and European authorities in 2020.

Submission to the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants: pushback practices
and their impact on the human rights of migrants by Mare Liberum

“This is a message from a refugee, who does not have human rights” – a report from inside Moria 2.0

Der folgende Text wurde von einem Bewohner des Camps Moria 2.0 auf Lesbos geschrieben, der das Pseudonym A&H gewählt hat, und wurde uns per Messenger geschickt.

Lipa is the cruel consequence of the European border politics

Appeal from Balkanbrücke, Seebrücke und Pro Asyl.

Poster Campaign

In order to draw attention to the unbearable conditions on the Greek islands for refugees, the increasingly brutal execution of pushbacks and the resulting human rights violations in the Aegean, we are launching a poster campaign.

Moria 2: Censorship, fear and the loss of freedom of press

Over Christmas, the public focus shifted once again to Europe's largest refugee camp, Moria 2, also known as Kara Tepe.

Pushback from Lesvos: A testimony

We spoke to people who were among the group of 24 refugees that landed at Katia in the south of Lesvos at around 1 a.m. on 10 November.

Germany: On the frontline of pushbacks

Over the past year, pushbacks have become a reality in the Aegean that is as common as it is inhumane.

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