Almost 10,000 Migrants Stuck at the Camps of Eastern Aegean

More than 200 undocumented migrants have landed on the islands of the eastern Aegean from Turkey between Saturday and Monday morning. According to government figures...

Vessel with 110 Refugees Aboard Located South of Methoni

A vessel with 110 refugees aboard was located 54 nautical miles southwest of Sapienza islet, south of Methoni, the Peloponnese. According to the Greek Coast...

NGOs Prepare to Hand Over Migrant Camps to Greek Gov’t, Express Concerns

As NGOs prepare to hand over the responsibilities of running migrant camps on the Greek islands to the government of Greece on August 1, they...

State Legal Council: Greek Government’s Appeal on Manolada Case Will Be Revoked

Greece's State Legal Council has announced they will revoke the request by Greece's government to review a ruling by a European court concluding that...

Clashes Erupt Between Greek Police and Migrants in Lesvos Camp (video)

A fire has broken out at a large migrant camp in the Greek island of Lesvos following a protest at the site. The unrest began...

Free App Provides Accurate Legal Information for Asylum Seekers

The Greek NGO, Hellenic League for Human Rights (HLHR), announced on Thursday the creation of a new application for mobile phones (Android and iPhones)...

U.S. Embassy Announces 200 Scholarships for Refugees in Athens, Thessaloniki

The U.S. embassy in Athens is offering 200 education scholarships to 200 refugees in Athens and Thessaloniki (100 from each city), in an effort...

Lesvos Receives 940 Migrants in June, a Record for 2017

The island of Lesvos received 940 migrants and refugees in June, a record number for 2017, says an Athens News Agency report. Compared to the...

Distressed Vessel Bound for Italy With 120 Migrants Rescued Near Chania

On Thursday morning a vessel carrying approximately 120 migrants was located 28 nautical miles from the Cape of Chania following a distress call from...

93 Greek Public Schools Providing Education to 2,500 Refugee Children

There are an estimated 20,000 refugee children currently residing in Greece according to the latest figures from UNICEF. Some of the children are living in...

Warm Weather Causes Influx in New Migrant Arrivals to Eastern Aegean Islands

Greece continues to see an influx of migrants arriving on its shores as the summer weather encourages more people fleeing their countries to attempt...

Distressed Vessel with 120 Migrants Rescued Near Karpathos

On Friday night in Greece a wooden vessel carrying 120 migrants was discovered in the marine area of Karpathos. A passenger on the boat...

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