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Oxfam: 5,000 Refugees to be Moved to Mainland Greece

Although no official announcement has been made yet, NGOs working with migrants and refugees in the Greek islands say they have been assured that...

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...

European Court to Issue Refugee Reception Quotas Decision This Week

The EU Court of Justice will decide on the dispute started by Hungary and Slovakia, which oppose the legitimacy of the quotas plan for...

Dejan Vucovic’s Appeal to FYROM’s Extradition Request to Be Discussed By Greece’s Supreme Court

The extradition request from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) of Dejan Vucovic will be discussed in Greece's supreme court on Wednesday. Vucovic is...

Greece Rescues 59 Migrants Near Kos, While Turkey Intercepts Boat to Lesvos

According to the AP, Greece's Coast Guard has rescued 59 migrants attempting to cross the Aegean Sea from Turkey to enter Greece in an...

European Commission Proposes Relocation of 40,000 Refugees From Italy and Greece

Reuters revealed that the European Commission is planning to propose a plan for the relocation of 40,000 asylum seekers who have arrived in Greece...

Greek Army Officer Decorated For Rescuing 20 Migrants in Rhodes Shipwreck

Greece's Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has earlier today decorated an army sergeant of the Hellenic Army, whose photos rescuing a young migrant from Eritrea following...

European Rights Court Slams Greece Over Migrant Treatment

The European Court of Human Rights condemned Greece for violating a Human Rights Convention article regarding inhuman and degrading treatment in two separate cases. The first...

Trial on Assault Against Afghani Asylum Seeker Begins

The trial of the two men and one woman accused of brutally beating and stabbing Ali Rahimi, a 24-year-old asylum seeker, in Athens on...

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