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113 Migrants and Refugees Arrive on Chios and Samos in the Last 48h

One Hundred and thirteen migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the last 48 hours. Fifty of them were recorded on...

105 Migrants Rescued Early Friday Morning in Aegean Sea

105 refugees were rescued in two different incidents after 7 am on Friday. A Romanian vessel of Frontex located and rescued 45 refugees and migrants...

European Commission: Migrant Camps in Greece and Italy Overwhelmed

European Commission auditors say that migrant registration centers in Greece and Italy are overcrowded and urgently require more experts, particularly to help children, says...

Over Last 24 Hours 205 Migrants Have Arrived on Northern Aegean Islands

A total of 205 migrants and refugees arrived on the islands of the northern Aegean over the last 24 hours compared to 221 in the previous...

Human Rights Watch: Greece and Another Year of Suffering at ‘Hotspots’ for Asylum Seekers

On Wednesday the NPO Human Rights Watch (HRW) made statements criticizing the EU-Turkey deal, blaming it for the entrapment of migrants on the Greek...

Human Rights Watch Reports: Dire Conditions on Aegean Islands for Refugees

Greek authorities, with the support of the European Union, should immediately transfer thousands of asylum seekers confined to appalling conditions on the Aegean islands...

10,956 Refugees Have Submitted Asylum Requests From Camps on Northern Aegean Islands

Police said that as of Thursday 10,956 people that have applied for asylum remain stranded on the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos as their requests...

ND Officials Criticize Government for Missing Civil Servants Hired to Work in Hot-Spots

Two New Democracy (ND) officials accused the government on Monday of hiring thousands of civil servants to work in island hotspots, many of which...

Winter Weather Conditions Curb Refugees From Crossing the Aegean

The extremely bad weather conditions prevailing in Greece in the last days prevented refugees from attempting to cross the Aegean. No arrivals were recorded on...

Parliament to Vote on Extending VAT Discount for Aegean Islands

Greek Parliament tabled an amendment to scrap a new tax hike and instead extend the bill that gives a VAT discount for several of the...

Greek Migration Min Mouzalas: Government Aiming to Construct Indoor Migrant Centers at Hotspots

Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas made a plea to the residents of the northern Aegean islands to contribute to the construction of reception centers for the migrants...

Police Report Growing Concern as Far-Right Groups Attack Migrant Centers in Hotspots

Officials have announced their growing concern regarding violent attacks on migrants centers throughout the Aegean islands by far-right groups. According to the latest reports from Greek...

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