12 Jul 2019

(c) Sarah Booker 

While volunteering in Calais in 2017 I came to understand that many, having entered Europe through southern states, had undertaken long and perilous journeys, only to be greeted in the north w...

14 Jun 2019

Piece written by Jennine Walker (far left) after her time with RLS in Summer 2018

Athens is a city scarred by the economic crisis that has engulfed Greece in the past decade, and swollen by refugees, who have a...

7 May 2019

For the last 6 months, I volunteered in Athens at Refugee Legal Support. It was overwhelmingly clear that there are systemic deficiencies in the Greek Asylum Service and no proper welfare provisions to safely...

17 Apr 2019

The opportunity to contrast the UK asylum system with the Greek asylum system made me think again about the importance of human contact between an applicant and a decision maker. While the failings of the Gree...

1 Apr 2019

It is difficult to relay into words the experience I have obtained from RLS. Just like every picture we take does not justify the beauty of what we are trying to capture, only once I started working with RLS d...

14 Dec 2018

RLS had only been running for a few months when 17 year old Ali* came to see us after his English class at Khora Community Centre. ‘’I’ve heard there are lawyers here and I want to speak with one about my fami...

14 Aug 2018

Working as a volunteer lawyer at the RLS clinic in Athens, Tamara plays an essential role in providing legal support for refugees. Read about her experience volunteering with RLS.

“Love the Refugees as yourself...

Vafa is a refugee from Afghanistan and one of RLS’s employed interpreters. As you will find out in the following interview, Vafa is an extraordinary person.

5 Dec 2017

This International Volunteer Day, Sonia Curtis reflects on her time volunteering as Legal Support Coordinator for the Refugee Legal Support - Athens project.

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