29 Refugee Children Without Families in Crete

The indoor gymnasium of Ierapetra in Crete currently hosts refugees who arrived on the Greek island with cargo ship M/V “Baris.” Twenty nine refugee children are...

Short Film on Brutal Reality of Palestinian Refugee in Greece

A short film by Palestinian filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel depicting the horrific life of a Palestinian refugee in recession-stricken Greece, makes the rounds in film festivals...

700 Immigrants of M/V ‘Baris’ Safe in Crete [Video]

The 700 immigrants traveling on board the Kiribati-flagged cargo ship M/V "Baris" have finally been towed by Hellenic Navy frigate "Hydra" to safety at the port...

Greek Commissioner Avramopoulos: Solidarity for Immigration Challenges

European Union Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos underlined during the European Parliament’s plenary debate on migration yesterday that the migration...

700 Immigrants of M/V ‘Baris’ to be Tested for Ebola

In a basketball court in Ierapetra, Crete, will eventually be transferred the 700 immigrants from various countries that were on board the cargo ship M/V...

Ship with 700 Immigrants Adrift off Crete

A cargo ship carrying some 700 immigrants from various countries sails ungoverned 30 nautical miles southeast of Crete, Greece. M/V "Baris," which is bearing...

Syrian Refugees Protest in Greece Over Harsh Living Conditions

Syrian refugees, who have fled conflict in their country, have staged a protest over their difficult conditions in Greece, Press TV reports. The refugees held...

Draft Bill on Greek Citizenship Requirements

The Ministry of the Interior is preparing a bill that will give second-generation legal immigrants and their children the right to apply for Greek citizenship, according...

Eurostat: Greece Granted 16,200 Citizenships in 2012

Almost 818,000 migrants became citizens of the 28 European Union countries in 2012, according to figures released by Eurostat yesterday. Greece granted 16,200 citizenships...

Hunger Strike After Death of Immigrant at Greek Detention Camp

The death of Pakistani illegal immigrant Mohamed Asfak sparked the hunger strike of hundreds of detainees at the Amygdaleza detention center on Monday. Asfak had...

Train Kills Two Immigrants Near Greek-Turkish Border

AP - Greek police say two men, believed to have been Syrian refugees who entered the country illegally, have been hit by a train...

Court Acquits 2 Men of Human Trafficking in Strawberry Shooting Case

The two men who were accused of human trafficking in the shooting of immigrant strawberry pickers case, were acquitted yesterday after the decision of...

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