Refugees in Hellinikon Camp Celebrate Nowruz

Iranians, Afghans and Kurdish refugees living in the makeshift camp of Hellinikon, southern Athens, celebrated Nowruz (the Iranian New Year) 1396 (2017). The day, celebrated...

First-Time Asylum Applicants in Greece Increase 339% in 2016

There was a percentage increase of 339% in the number of first-time asylum applicants in Greece in 2016, which rose to 49,875 in 2016...

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos and Maltese Home Affairs Min Abela to Visit Lesvos on Thursday;...

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos and Home Affairs and National Security Minister of Malta Carmelo Abela, who represents the country that holds the...

EU Commission: Member States Must Fulfill Obligations for Migrant Relocation Plan

In an effort to re-establish the migrant relocation plan from Italy and Greece, to other EU countries, the European union has called out its...

Tension Peaks at Oraiokastro as Far-Right Group Protests Refugee Children at School

Tension reached a peak at an Oraiokastro primary school near Thessaloniki on Monday, when a group of far-rightists gathered to protest against the attendance...

Refugees Block Migration Min Mouzalas From Entering Elliniko Hotspot

Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas was confronted on Monday by protesting migrants during his visit to the Elliniko Refugee Center, South of Athens. The migrants,...

Piraeus Metropolitan Seraphim Sued for Homophobic Comments on TV

Piraeus Metropolitan Seraphim is sued and wanted by Greek authorities after a lawsuit was filed against him by human rights and gay groups. Specifically, the...

Refugees Attending School Expected to Reach 10,000 in February

About 500 refugee children attended classes in 20 schools across the country on the first day the Greek government program back in October and...

Greek Court Rules 8 Turkish Servicemen Must Be Detained

The eight Turkish servicemen consisting of pilots and flight engineers who fled to Greece a day after the failed military coup in Turkey on...

Greek Supreme Court Rejects Extradition of 2 Asylum-Seeking Turkish Soldiers

The Supreme Court Criminal Division prosecutor suggested to reject the request of Turkish authorities to extradite two Turkish military officers who sought asylum in...

European Press on Tsipras’ Dilemma Over Extradition of Turkish Soldiers

The European press commented on Alexis Tsipras' dilemma over the possible extradition of the eight military officers allegedly involved in the failed coup attempt...

‘Why are you Keeping me Here?’: Human Rights Watch Reports Deplorable Living Conditions of...

In a report released on Thursday, Human Rights Watch said that unaccompanied migrant children in Greece are living under deplorable conditions while being kept...

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