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

Europe and Central Asia
Document Type: Legal Submission
Date: 2013

CouncilofEuropeThe ICJ and ECRE presented a second 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 submission was presented in occasion of a meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe 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-MSS-CommitteeMinisters-2ndsubmission-legal submission-2013 (download the submission)

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