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Amygdaleza Camp Opens Again, With Playground and Wi-Fi

The notorious Amygdaleza camp for migrants and refugees opened up again by the very government that criticized its existence. Alternative Public Order Minister Nikos Toskas...

Migrant Detention Center Evacuation Continues With Mixed Results

The operation to evacuate and shut down the Amygdaleza migrant detention center in Greece continues with very little success. The vulnerable groups that should have been...

Migrants from Amygdaleza Detention Center Released in Athens

The evacuation of the Amygdaleza migrant detention center continues at a rate of 30 migrants per day. The migrants go through an evaluation committee...

Greek Authorities Start Evacuating Amygdaleza Migrant Detention Center

Greek authorities have started evacuating the Amygdaleza migrant detention center last Friday, saying they have released 100 migrants by Tuesday, while 980 remain in the premises. Deputy Citizen Protection...

Greek Deputy Migration Minister: Citizenship Granting Bill for Second Generation Migrants to be Tabled...

Greece’s Deputy Migration Policy Minister Tasia Christodoulopoulou, in an interview with Athens-Macedonian News Agency, declared that her first bill to be tabled in the Greek Parliament will be...

Migrants Released from Criticized Greek Detention Center

It was decided on Wednesday, February 18, that Greek authorities gradually start releasing migrants from Amygdaleza detention center, northwest of Athens. The mass release...

Greek Minister Visits Site of Pakistani National’s Suicide at Detention Center, Expresses ‘Shame’ at...

Greek Alternate Minister for Civil Protection Yiannis Panousis said on Saturday he was "ashamed as a human being" after seeing the foreigners' detention center...

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...

Prisoners and Police Officers in Greek Detention Centers Suffer from Tuberculosis

Several prisoners and police officers in Greece have been found infected with tuberculosis. The Greek Center of Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) has stated that...

Greece Privatizing Detention Centers

According to a decision issued by the Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection, the management of six temporary detention centers, where undocumented immigrants...

Detained Immigrants on Hunger Strike

 According to the United Movement Against Racism and the Fascist Threat (KEERFA), more than 2,000 immigrants held in reception centers in Greece have been...

Following Dispute, Illegal Immigrant Center to Start Functioning in Athens

The center to accommodate illegal immigrants in Amygdaleza, Athens is expected to start functioning in two days since the work is almost complete. Photos...

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