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Greek Island Saw 12,700 Refugees, Migrants in 2017

The Aegean island of Lesvos saw over 12,700 people from 64 countries registered at its reception center in 2017, new official figures state. With Syrians,...

Social Hackers Academy Teaches Refugees to Code in Athens

A new NGO started by coders and software engineers quit their jobs, and a handful of volunteers are teaching refugees, migrants, and unemployed Greek...

Over 200 Refugees Land on Greek Island in 24 Hours

Just over 200 refugees and migrants have arrived on the Greek island of Lesvos in the last 24 hours, the authorities have said. The spike...
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Refugees Share Stories of Athens Life

  People who have been forced to leave their countries and make a new life in Greece are the focus of a new art project...

Jewish and Muslim NGOs Join Forces to Aid Refugees in Greece

Global Jewish nonprofit NGO HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) and Muslim humanitarian aid NGO IRUSA (Islamic Relief USA) announced on Wednesday that they had...

Boat Carrying 29 Migrants and Refugees Runs Aground on Kefallonia Beach

A vessel carrying 29 migrants and refugees ran aground in bad weather on Megas Lakkas beach near Lyxouri, Kefallonia after one of its engines...

PETA Delivers Fur Coats to Lesvos Refugees

Animal rights activist organization PETA has delivered around 200 fur coats to refugees on Lesvos, Greece. The coats were given to Lighthouse Relief, a charity...

173 Refugees and Migrants Arrive on Lesvos and Samos on the First Day of...

A total of 173 refugees and migrants arrived at the islands of Lesvos and Samos on the first day of the new year. They were...

Total of 4,152 Refugees and Migrants Left the Greek Islands Last Month

A total of 4,152 refugees and migrants were transferred from the islands to the mainland from November 27 to December 27, according to Migration...

New UN Warning About Refugees Treatment in Greece

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, remains very concerned with the situation of refugees and migrants on the Aegean islands, in particular Lesvos, Chios and...

254 Migrants and Refugees Arrived in Greece the Last 24 hours

A total of 254 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean island of Lesvos, in the last 24 hours, Greek authorities announced on...

Young Refugees Welcomed in Greek Parliament

Greece marked the International Migrants Day on Monday, by welcoming a group of unaccompanied refugees and migrants at a symbolic celebration in Greek parliament. Young...

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