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LGBTQI+ asylum seekers in Greece
The Diotima Centre co-signs letter about the protection of SOGIESC asylum seekers amidst a challenging asylum process.

In 2023, SOGIESC asylum seekers throughout Greece shared their experiences, revealing concerning trends. SOGIESC asylum seekers in Greece continue to be faced with unsafe accommodation, inadequate protections, and a hostile asylum process.

Diotima Centre, together with 14 organisations, calls on the Greek authorities for urgent action to resolve these issues and adhere to the European standards.

Find the full letter addressing these issues, informed directly by the LGBTQ+ community through focus groups and surveys, below:

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Signed by

  • Fenix Humanitarian Legal Aid
  • Dråpen i Havet / Stagona
  • Mobile Info Team (MIT)
  • European Lawyers in Lesvos
  • Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF)
  • Centre for Gender Rights and Equality DIOTIMA
  • I Have Rights
  • Samos Volunteers
  • Lighthouse Relief
  • Equal Legal Aid (ELA)
  • SafePlace International
  • HIAS Greece
  • Yoga and Sports with Refugees
  • Lesvos LGBTIQ+ Refugee Solidarity

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