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Appeals Board stops all Greek forced deportations. Norwegian immigration authorities have upheld calls from Strasbourg’s Court of Human Rights not to return asylum seekers to Greece. “Upon request of the European Court of Human Rights, the UNE (Immigration Appeals Board) has decided to stop all transfers to Greece until further notice. “The decision means asylum seekers that would have been returned to Greece under the Dublin II Regulation following a decision from the UDI (Directorate of Immigration) and UNE are, until further notice, not obliged to return to Greece.

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Appeals Board stops all Greek forced deportations

Published on Tuesday, 12th October, 2010 at 20:35 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Norwegian immigration authorities have upheld calls from Strasbourg’s Court of Human Rights not to return asylum seekers to Greece.

Turkey and Greece Journey, March 2008
Turkey and Greece Journey, March 2008
Photo: The Norwegian Helsinki Committee


“Upon request of the European Court of Human Rights, the UNE (Immigration Appeals Board) has decided to stop all transfers to Greece until further notice.

“The decision means asylum seekers that would have been returned to Greece under the Dublin II Regulation following a decision from the UDI (Directorate of Immigration) and UNE are, until further notice, not obliged to return to Greece.

“The police have been instructed not to send such asylum seekers back to Greece until further notice,” writes the UNE in a press statement.




Published on Tuesday, 12th October, 2010 at 20:35 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: greece, asylum, refugees, deportation, racism, discrimination, human, rights, immigration, appeals, board, police, service, norwegian, helsinki, committee, noas, aitima.





  
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