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The Refugee Crisis in Greece- A STATUS/الوضع Interview with Georgia Arapidou

In this interview for STATUS/الوضع, host Eleni Makkas speaks with Georgia Arapidou about the refugee situation in Greece after the EU-Turkish Agreement (2016), told from the perspective of a Greek asylum lawyer. 

Georgia Arapidou is a legal counselor and attorney for the Association for the Social Support of Youth (Arsis). Arsis's work is centered on immigrant and refugee youth. The NGO provides legal and psychosocial aid to young people, deals with asylum cases and exploitation in the workplace. Arapidou is based in Arsis's Youth Support Center in Athens that has been operating since 2014. Arsis has recently been intervening in refugee camps and immigrant detention fascilities so as to register asylum-seekers and provide legal aid to unaccompanied minors.

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About Roundups Page

Jadaliyya’s Roundups Page collects all the roundups posted by each topical or country page for easy purview of the latest tides, trends, and notable pieces of news in or about the region. From Daily Acts of Resistance to Critical Currents in Islam, these roundups attempt to both capture the importance of the actual events occurring, as well as how the nature of knowledge production either enhances or distorts the narratives of certain news points.

For a broader overview of Jadaliyya's publishing activites, there are "Last Week on Jadaliyya" and a "Jadaliyya Monthly Edition" roundups that highlight all of the most critical and hard-hitting pieces you may have missed. If you want to submit a piece of news to the roundups, email us as info@jadaliyya.org.