Human Rights Watch: Elder Refugees Seeking Asylum in Europe Left Stranded in Greece

There are many unnecessary delays and arbitrary barriers which keep older refugees and asylum seekers stranded in Greece, unable to reunite with family members who...

Amnesty International Urges Greek Authorities to Provide Safe Housing to Elliniko’s Refugees

Greek authorities must ensure that refugees and migrants expected to start being evacuated from three Elliniko camps on Tuesday, are provided with safe, adequate,...

113 Migrants and Refugees Arrive on Chios and Samos in the Last 48h

One Hundred and thirteen migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the last 48 hours. Fifty of them were recorded on...

15 Members of Migrant Smuggling Gang Receive Prison Sentences From Greek Court

One of the largest migrant smuggling gangs in northern Greece which has been active since July 2014 has received a blow from the authorities...

Stylianides: Interception of Suspicious Activity From NGO at Refugee Camp Shows European Commission’s Monitoring...

The recent interception of suspicious activity by an NGO involved in refugee reception in Greece once again showed that the European Commission's monitoring mechanisms...

EU Suspends Funding to Unnamed NGO Under Investigation for Sexual Exploitation of Refugees and...

This week, Christos Stylianides, a spokesman for European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management announced that the European Union (EU) has suspended funding...

Deputy Migration Min Balafas: Management of Refugees Flow Under Control

The management of the refugees flow in Greece is under total control, stated Deputy Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Balafas to Athens Macedonian News Agency...

The Young Musician who Died Trying to Cross the Aegean

When 22-year-old Baris Yagzi’s family heard of a vessel carrying migrants sinking in the Aegean on April 23, they worried that he was on...

Number of Refugees Living in Athens Squats on the Rise

More than 2,500 refugees and migrants are living in squats in Athens occupied by anarchists and so-called solidarity groups, Kathimerini says. The owners of the...

Mouzala and Sobotka Participate in Coast Guard Patrol Near Kos

Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas and Austria’s Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka boarded a Greek coast guard vessel patrolling the Aegean Sea borders between Greece and...

Conference on LGBT Refugees and Migrants Takes Place in Athens

An international conference on "LGBT Refugees and Migrants: The Situation in Greece and Europe" was held on Tuesday morning in Athens. The conference was held...

Exact Location for Pre-Departure Migrant Camp on Chios to be Determined by End of...

According to Greek authorities, plans are underway to begin the construction of a pre-departure camp on the island of Chios, despite protests from locals...

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