Immigrant Trafficking in Northern Greece

Two Pakistani men aged 29 and 34 were arrested on Saturday in Alexandroupoli in Thrace, northern Greece, during an operation by the Greek police....

Greek Coast Guard Searching for Missing Castaways

A rescue operation is underway by the Greek Coast guard, after a fishing vessel containing illegal immigrants capsized, 1.5 nautical miles from the island...

Council of Europe Asks Greece to Stop Collective Expulsions of Immigrants

Nils Muiznieks, Europe's Council Commissioner for Human Rights has complained about Greece's migrant policy and has asked Greek authorities to end the collective expulsions of...

Greek-Albanian Border Municipalities Ask for More Security

Six municipalities along the Greek-Albanian border in the north-west of Greece have requested a meeting with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and the Ministers of...

Cruel Racist Attack in Athens

The humanitarian aid organization, Doctors of the world, reported on Friday a racist attack against an Iranian immigrant. The attack took place two months ago near...

Migrants Smuggled to Italy from Achaea and Ilia

An ongoing police investigation is targeting members of a migrant smuggling operation from Greece to Italy, using the coasts of Achaea and Ilia. A...

85 Illegal Immigrants Found in the Aegean Sea

Eighty-five illegal immigrants, including 15 children and 20 women, were found on board a sailing boat, 5.6 miles south-west of the island of Astypalaia. In...

Syrian Refugees Having a Hard Time In Greece

As the civil war in Syria gets worse day by day, the number of refugees who seek better luck has been constantly increasing. The...

Man Sets Himself on Fire in Athens

Just before 7am this morning, policemen on patrol in central Athens, Greece, came across a young man on fire at the junction of Agiou...

Piraeus Bans Golden Dawn Food Handouts

The Mayor of Piraeus, Vasilis Michaloliakos has banned Golden Dawn’s food distribution “for Greeks only”, which was due to take place on Saturday at 11 in...

Greek Police Chief Accused by Amnesty International of Racist Comments

  Amnesty International has called on the Greek government to investigate allegations that the Greek Chief of Police advised officers that undocumented immigrants should be detained...

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...

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