ICJ and ECRE submission on the implementation of M.S.S. judgment

The ICJ and ECRE presented a joint detailed submission on the situation of detention, application procedures and remedies for asylum seekers in Greece to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

The ICJ and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) presented a joint submission to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in occasion of a meeting on the implementation by Greece of the European Court of Human Rights’ judgment in the case of M.S.S. v Belgium and Greece. The submission highlighted legal and practical shortcomings in the Greek system on detention of asylum seekers, conditions of detention, judicial review and access to an effective remedy, living conditions of asylum seekers, access to information and non-refoulement.

Greece-ICJECRE-MSSSubmission-2012 (download the joint submission)

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