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Greek Courts condemned the State for the death of asylum seekers due to inhuman and degrading treatment (ECHR)

In January 2017, in the midst of the largest immigration wave from Turkey towards Europe, via the eastern Greek islands, two asylum seekers, one from Syria and another from Egypt, died in their sleep due to toxic carbon monoxide inhalation in the Refugees’ Reception and Identification Center of Moria, on the island of Lesvos in Greece.

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