2 Aug 2019

Five firms and two non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have teamed up to provide pro bono legal advice to refugees and asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos. RLS-Athens has contributed to the training...

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...

10 Jul 2019

Natasha Jackson, former RLS-Athens volunteer lawyer, wrote on FreeMovement about Jay's case;

States have domestic and international legal obligations to provide suitable housing for unaccompanied asylum-seeking...

9 Jul 2019

Why do migrants only have their humanity recognised in death and extreme suffering?

The image of a dead man and child lying face down in the murky waters of the Rio Grande confronts us with a reality- the grim...

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...

2 May 2019

Dear friends,

Please do join the RLS team for this years legal walk to raise critically needed funds to keep the legal clinic going in Athens. You will have fun with nice people -we will head off a bit later th...

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...

27 Feb 2019

The Greek government has announced plans to evict those with refugee status and subsidiary protection from camps and UNHCR housing. Access to cash assistance will also be gradually restricted. Starting with th...

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Athens Solidarity Center

Domokou Street 2 (opposite Larisa Train Station)

Athens 10440


Click here for a link to our 2018 Annual Report 

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