Students IMRL publish about situation Chios

Hanna Umecka and Kenya Pigneret, two students of the master track Internatioal Migration and Refugee Law, went to Chios to work for Refugee Law Clinics Abroad (VU-Refugee Clinics Abroad externship). They wrote a blog on the lack of accurate legal information available to asylum seekers on the island. They write that as result dangerous rumors are spread, which can have far-reaching consequences on the asylum procedures of the applicants. They think it is imperative that these falsehoods are identified, denied and explained to asylum seekers by legal counsellors. However, at the moment insufficient legal counsellors are present on Chios. Read more here .