ECtHR - Communicated case Farid Al Yamani and others v. Greece (no 26657/16) 30 March 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

On 30 March 2017, the European Court on Human Rights communicated the case Farid Al Yamani and others v. Greece (no. 26657/16), concerning the living conditions of seventeen asylum seekers in different refugee camps (Eidomeni, Sindos-Frakapor, Softex, Alexyl, Vasilika and Sinatex-Kavallari) and the delays and obstacles with regard to the family reunification of three of the applicants. The applicants complain under Article 3 regarding the conditions in the camps, including appropriate access to health care, and under Article 8 § 1 and 2 regarding the lengthy and deficient procedure for reunification with their family in Germany.

Based on an unofficial translation by the ELENA Weekly Legal Update.


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Family member
Family unity (right to)
Health (right to)
Inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment