Greece is due to submit its 5th and 6th Report to the UN Committee Against Torture. In preparation for the consideration by the Committee of Greece’s report, the Committee has presented Greece with a list of issues to respond to. These issues have included questions regarding allegations which express concern at the continued use of illtreatment against irregular migrants and asylum-seekers by police officers and in detention centres as well as allegations of impunity accompanying these acts. For the full list of issues, see here.
REDRESS is assisting Necati Zontul, a Turkish/British citizen who was detained by members of the Greek Coastguard and raped with a truncheon. We have brought his case to the attention of the European Court of Human Rughts. For more information on his case, see here.
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