Country/Region

April 01, 2014

MSF is concerned about the harmful impact of detention and health centers in Greece on the health and well-being of migrants and asylum seekers.

 

Between 1992 and 2002, MSF, within the frame of its homeless program in Moscow, has:

Although Russian authorities have announced a cease-fire for a few hours a day in Grozny and the setting up of 'humanitarian corridors' to allow civilians to 'safely' leave zones and cities that are under attack, the latest information gathered by MSF from Chechen refugees in Georgia refutes the reality of these measures.

MSF runs emergency medical programs for asylum seekers and migrants on the border shores of a number of countries, calls for minimum standards in their reception, and denounces their systematic detention.

MSF urges the Greek authorities to carefully measure the impact of detention on the well-being of migrants and asylum seekers and to seek alternatives to the detention of new arrivals.