Albanians Giving Up On Greece Too

With Greece already undergoing an exodus of professionals and its young to escape a crushing economic crisis that has shut out their future, prospects...

HRW Rips Police Over Immigrants

The nongovernmental organization Human Rights Watch accused Greek police of violating the international human rights law and European Union regulations, regarding the policy applied...

Xenios Zeus Fills Detention Centers

A year after beginning the ironically-named Xenios Zeus (Hospitality) program to round up illegal immigrants and then deport them, Greece's detention centers are full...

Illegal Immigrants Arrested On Lesbos

Some 95 immigrants were detained on the island of Lesbos, which is close to Turkey, and now a preferred landing spot because of a...

Dendias Asks Aid To Handle Immigrants

Public Order and Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Dendias met on June 5 with the  ambassadors of the European Union to Greece, the ambassadors of...

Golden Dawn Bill Goes After Immigrants

With the Greek government paralyzed by indecision over four separate anti-racism bills aimed squarely at the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, the extremists have hit...

Greece Boots 10,000 Unlawful Migrants

Almost 600 illegal immigrants returned to their home countries in May, while since last August a total of 10,118 people of different nationalities have...

Two Greeks Arrested In Racist Attack

With attacks against immigrants in Greece unrelenting, police arrested two Greek men on suspicion of attacking a Cameroonian national and setting fire to his...

Girl, 6, Drowns In Migrant Boat Sinking

In yet another episode of people trying to enter Greece unlawfully, a 6-year-old girl drowned when a small boat crammed with immigrants trying to...

EU Urges Greece To Up Asylum

The European Union has called on Greece to review its asylum policies, especially for Syrians fleeing "atrocities" in their country. Greece grants asylum to...

Brutal Athens Attack Scars Afghan Teen

A 14-year-old Afghan youth said he was beaten in Athens and doctors at Medecins du Monde (MDM,) a health care volunteer group, said they...

Immigrant Shooting Shakes Greek Blogosphere

A recent shooting of 29 immigrant strawberry farm workers in Manolada led to quick calls on Twitter for a boycott of the product and...

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