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Global detention project aims documenting the use of detention as a response to global migration.

The profile for Greece has been updated. After a general description of the Greek policy both at the border and within the country, the text discusses the legal framework, which becomes more repressive over time, as well as violations of national and international law, and the plight made to certain categories such as minors and asylum seekers. It describes the transition of detention centers first generation, which are gradually closed or renovated, to be replaced by centers divided into three categories, pre-removal, screening and first reception. Finally, it describes the main detention centers and facilities of the country and the conditions there.

This description confirms human rights violations and conditions of inhuman and degrading detention documented elsewhere.

The profile in English:

http://www.globaldetentionproject.org/countries/europe/greece/introduction.html