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Visegrad countries must keep standards of international law in their approach to refugees

24. 9. 2015 | Statement from the Consortium of Migrants Assisting Organizations in the Czech Republic to a joint statement of the Heads of Government of the the Visegrad Group countries (V4) regarding the refugee situation in Europe and especially on the Hungarian border.

EU response to migration: turn political crisis into opportunity

11. 9. 2015 | On the occasion of the extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting taking place in Brussels on 14 September, where ministers will discuss measures to address an increase in refugees and migrants crossing EU sea and land borders, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) and its member organisations urge EU leaders to establish safe and regular channels for migrants and refugees to come to Europe.

Statement on the legality of the pointless detention of refugees in detention facilities

4. 9. 2015 | Consortium of Migrants’ Assisting Organizations in the Czech Republic strongly protests against the continued detention of refugees at the detention centers located in Bela Jezová and elsewhere. In the majority of cases the individuals detained are refugees fleeing the war in Syria. These individuals are to be transferred from the Czech detention facility to Hungary on the basis of the so-called Dublin Regulation. Hungary does not have the capacity to accept refugees (in July only 3 people were transferred to Hungary). The continued detention of these individuals utterly fails its purpose, it is inhumane, and it is contrary to international norms.

Information leaflet on campaign for receiving refugees

5. 8. 2015 | Information leaflet on campaign for receiving refugees. The aim of this campaign is establishing of demands for change in asylum policy and cultivation of public debate on receiving refugees issue. We present the facts about the situation of refugees in the Czech Republic draw attention to specific issues that are contrary to international human rights conventions and offer constructive solutions to these problems .

Prevent another tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea - Open safe routes for refugees to Europe

21. 4. 2015 | Consortium of Migrants Assisting Organizations in the Czech Republic which is an umberella organisation for 18 NGOs working with migrants in the Czech Republic expresses its deepest condolences to the people who died during their perilous journey to Europe, while urging political leaders of the Czech Republic and the EU to prevent the recurrence of similar tragedies through an asylum policy that allows refugees to safely apply for international protection.

Supported by a grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants. The Czech NGO Programme supports project "Together for the rights of migrants". www.eeagrants.org 

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