Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras should end the Greek government’s “containment policy” of confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands, 19 human rights and humanitarian aid organizations said in an open letter released today.
US President Trump issued a second executive order halting all resettlement of refugees to the US for at least 120 days. This harms people fleeing persecution who have already been extensively screened by the US government. The order also bans nationals with case by case exceptions of 6 Muslim-majority countries from entering the US for at least 90 days, harming many of them as well as their US-based families and communities.
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