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Amnesty Int’l. Among 12 Groups Asking Greece to Move Refugees Before Winter

The Greek government, with the support of EU leaders, should act now before the onset of winter to end Greece’s “containment policy,” twelve human...

Amnesty International “Concerned” Over Greece’s Saudi Arms Deal

A leading global rights organization is urging the Greek government to scrap a controversial arms sale to Saudi Arabia, saying the weapons could be...

Amnesty International: Greek Court’s Rejection of Asylum Appeals Sets Bad Precedent

Two Syrian refugees are at risk of being forcibly returned to Turkey after Greece’s highest administrative court rejected their final appeals against earlier rulings...

Amnesty International Urges Greek Authorities to Provide Safe Housing to Elliniko’s Refugees

Greek authorities must ensure that refugees and migrants expected to start being evacuated from three Elliniko camps on Tuesday, are provided with safe, adequate,...

Amnesty International Condemns Living Conditions in Migrant Camps in Greece

Amnesty International has condemned the living conditions of one thousand refugees and migrants camping at former Athens airport at Elliniko. According to the organization, women and...

Amnesty International: 18 Years Before Refugees Stranded in Greece are Relocated

Amnesty International's report on the refugee crisis in Greece states that while images of men, women and children trudging through the Balkans have stopped,...

42nd Anniversary of the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus Remembered [photos]

On July 15, 1974, the Greek military junta known in Greece as "The Junta," attempted a coup by Greek Army officers in Cyprus to...

European Commission: Only 615 Out of 66,400 Asylum Seekers Have Been Relocated from Greece

Only 615 out of 66,400 migrants had been relocated from Greece to other EU member states in 2015, according to a European Commission report...

Amnesty International: “Refugees detained in dire conditions in Greece”

By Amnesty International Thousands of refugees and migrants are being held arbitrarily in appalling conditions amid growing uncertainty, fear and despair over their fate under...

Turkey Forcibly Sending War Refugees Back to Syria, Amnesty Reports

Turkey has been rounding up and forcibly sending back about 100 Syrian refugees nearly every day since January, according to a new report by...

Amnesty International Greece Charges Greek Authorities With Refusal of Access to Refugee Accommodation Center

Greek authorities have refused Amnesty International Greece with access to refugee accommodation centers and the hotspots so the organization can monitor current conditions, according...

Amnesty International Condemns Attacks Against Migrants and Activists on Greek Island of Kos

In a recent press release, Amnesty International spoke of "hellish" conditions for migrants and refugees on the Greek island of Kos, while the organization also condemned...

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