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...

German Chancellor Says Greece Cannot Cope Alone in Protecting its Border

German Chancellor Angela Merkel asserted that Turkey must assist Greece in protecting the European Union country's borders. The United Nations Refugee Agency estimated on Sunday that more...

President Pavlopoulos to Merkel: Greece will Fully Comply on Refugee Crisis, Adjustment Program

Greece will fully respect fully commitments both concerning its economic adjustment program and the refugee crisis, but then the country’s partners must keep their...

Fire at Oraiokastro Migrant Camp Injures Three Syrian Refugees

A fire broke out from unknown circumstances around 4:45 am on Wednesday morning at the migrant camp in Oraiokastro in northern Greece. Three Syrian refuges,...

The Visegrad States’ Posture on Europe’s Refugee Crisis Poses a Real Threat to Greece

Virtually since the start of Europe’s refugee crisis, the Visegrad states have adopted a posture on the issue that is antithetical to Europe’s values...

Twenty Human Rights Groups Urge Greece to Act Now on Asylum Seekers

The Greek government, with the support of EU member states, should act now to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 20 human rights and aid groups...

President of Greek Forum of Refugees Admits Paying Trafficker to Bring Wife to Greece

The president of the Greek Forum of Refugees Yunus Mohammadi told a parliamentary committee on Friday that after official channels failed him he had...

Greece Privatizing Detention Centers

According to a decision issued by the Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection, the management of six temporary detention centers, where undocumented immigrants...

FYROM Refuses Entry of Refugees; Greek Migration Minister Ready to Provide Aid

Greek Alternate Minister for Migration Affairs Yiannis Mouzalas revealed that the government is planning to move refugees and migrants stranded at the border with...

Greece Returns 5 Syrian Refugees to Turkey

Greece returned on Thursday five Syrian refugees to Adana, Turkey, under the EU-Turkey agreement. The scheduled return of another 13 refugees from Mytilene to the...

Volunteer Teachers: Giving Migrant Schoolchildren in Greek Camp a Chance at Education

Greece is preparing to educate around 8,500 refugee children starting this September. The program that is set to start in September will include classes to integrate the...

Mouzalas Signs Agreement With UNHCR for Refugees to Live in Homes on Crete

An agreement to house and host refugees on Crete in the coming days was signed by Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas, the UNHCR and local...

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