Twelve Syrian Refugees in Moria Enter Third Day of Hunger Strike Over Asylum Delays

Twelve Syrian refugees living in Moria’s identification center on Lesvos were on a hunger strike for the third day on Sunday, protesting the slow...

Undocumented Migrant Numbers Have Doubled

Greek border authorities released statistical data from June 2014 that show a dramatic increase in incidents of immigrants trying to enter Greece illegally. The number...

Closed Reception Centers will Reinforce Asylum Procedures, Says Migration Policy Min Mouzalas

"The establishment of a closed reception center for migrants is a condition for asylum to operate. We must reconsider the issue," Migration Policy Minister...

Migrant Flow to Greece Increases After Coup Attempt in Turkey

Two boats carrying 52 migrants and refugees were collected early Sunday morning off the island of Lesvos by two Frontex vessels. The migrants were then...

President Pavlopoulos: Greece will Defend its Sovereign Rights

Greece will not back down, even in the slightest, in defending its sovereign rights, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Wednesday from the eastern...

Police Plan to Prevent Radicalization of Muslim Migrants in Greece

A plan for the prevention and handling of the phenomenon of radicalization of Muslims in Greece has been undertaken by Hellenic Police (ELAS) in...

Greek Police Start Evacuating Migrants from Idomeni Camp [video]

Hellenic Police on Tuesday morning started an operation to clear the makeshift migrant camp in Idomeni, on the Greece-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia border. More...

Greece Condemned for Inhumane Detention Conditions

The Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has condemned Greece for the inhumane detention conditions that asylum applicants and political refugees are being subjected...

Police Clear Protesting Migrants from Greece-FYROM Border

Greek police have started the operation to remove protesting migrants who block the railway line across the Greece-FYROM border. About 1,200 are left stranded at...

New Regulation for Issuing Residency Permits to Immigrants

Ministry of the Interior in Greece presented new regulations on Monday relevant to immigrants. According to Greek Minister, Yiannis Michelakis, the documents for issuing...

New Vessel to Patrol Illegal Immigration Flows

The Hellenic Coast Guard will soon enrich its fleet with a new open-sea patrol vessel, the Stan Patrol 5509. The problem of illegal immigration flows...

More Greeks Migrate to Bulgaria

With unemployment ranging from 35 to 50 % in many occupations, more and more city residents are choosing to go to Bulgaria to find...

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