clandestina, Migration and Struggle in Greece | CPT Report
Anti-Folter-Komitee des Europarats kritisiert unakzeptable Bedingungen
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published today the report on its eleventh visit to Greece. The visit took place two years after the CPT had issued a public statement in which it had expressed serious concerns regarding the lack of effective action to tackle systemic deficiencies concerning the conditions of detention of irregular migrants and the situation in the prisons. Regrettably, the findings of the 2013 visit demonstrate clearly that the situation has not improved. Further, the problem of ill-treatment by the police appears to be growing and there is little evidence that allegations of ill-treatment are investigated promptly and thoroughly, leading to some police officers believing they can act with impunity.
The report describes the totally unacceptable conditions in which irregular migrants are held in police establishments all over the country for prolonged periods.
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Immigrazione, Alfano: al via 1° novembre operazione Frontex, Mare Nostrum chiude
ROMA (Reuters) – Il prossimo 1° novembre l’Europa scende in campo nel Mediterraneo contro l’immigrazione clandestina, e l’operazione militare italiana Mare Nostrum è dunque prossima alla chiusura, ha detto oggi il ministro dell’Interno Angelino Alfano.
Dieser Tage wird es wieder mal sehr deutlich: Es gibt zwei Sorten von Toten. Einige sind uns mehr wert als andere, die weit weg sind.
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Libyen: Bombardierung durch ägyptische Luftwaffe und Marine?
On October 16, the independent, leftist As-Safir daily carried the following report by Moustafa Bassiouni: The issue of the Egyptian military intervention in Libya remains a mystery as reflected by the leaks of Egyptian officials who indicated that raids had been carried out against locations of the Islamic groups in Libya followed by a presidential denial of these pieces of information.
According to the Egyptian officials, this operation came in response to a demand on the part of the Libyan government based in Tobruk, which enjoys an international recognition since the Islamists seized control of Tripoli. The two Egyptian officials who refused to reveal their names said that this operation included the use of Egyptian warships, which served as a command center facing the coasts of Tobruk adding that this operation might extend from 3 to 6 months.
„Source to Zaman: Ghardaia police sit-ins reach Bouteflika palace“
On October 16, the independent Az-Zaman newspaper carried the following report: „On the third day of their protest action, around 1,000 Algerian policemen demonstrated yesterday outside the office of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Algiers to demand the improvement of their work conditions. In this context, Algerian sources said to Az-Zaman that the police protests and sit-ins extended to a number of provinces, including Blida, where the police announced will not work or implement the security-related obligations and orders. The sources continued that the protesters rejected the promises made by the interior minister, who had met with them yesterday, and moved their sit-in from in front of the government building to the Algerian presidential building, knowing they were joined by the police of other provinces…