Inadmissible



A Thraedable documentary about the consequences of the much criticised EU-Turkey deal, seen from the perspective of refugees and advisors from the Legal Centre Lesbos

By Thraedable 

 

In October 2016, Thraedable went to Lesbos to launch its partnership with the Legal Centre Lesbos – an organisation that provides free legal advice to refugees and migrants on the island of Lesbos. As we discovered, access to right information, at a time of great uncertainty following the EU-Turkey deal to send refugees and migrants back to Turkey, is lacking. People are stuck on the island, not allowed to leave unless their asylum claims are accepted, uncertain as to the amount of time they have to wait. Meanwhile, the authorities have introduced a new criteria – the admissibility procedure – to determine whether Turkey is a safe third country for Turkey to be sent back to…