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Human Rights Watch Annual Report Bleak for Refugee Treatment in Greece

Throughout 2017, NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) has been very critical of the Greek government's treatment of refugees and asylum seekers on the island...

UN: Most Refugee Arrivals Are Women, Children

Over half of the refugees coming to the Greek islands of Lesvos and Samos in December were women and children, the UN has said. In...

PETA Delivers Fur Coats to Lesvos Refugees

Animal rights activist organization PETA has delivered around 200 fur coats to refugees on Lesvos, Greece. The coats were given to Lighthouse Relief, a charity...

EU: Athens, Local Authorities Responsible for Appalling Conditions in Moria Refugee Camp

The Greek government and local authorities are responsible for the squalid living conditions of refugees at the Moria registration centre, said Maarten Verwey, Director-General...

Moria Refugee Camp to Return to Normality in January, Vows Greece’s Migration Minister

The Greek Migration Minister, Yiannis Mouzalas, visited the refugee camp of Moria in Lesvos on Christmas Day, and vowed that the situation will improve by...

Refugee Baby Sleeping in Fruit Crate on Lesvos (photo)

The picture of a refugee baby sleeping inside a fruit crate at the Moria migrant registration camp on Lesvos island, is making the rounds...

254 Migrants and Refugees Arrived in Greece the Last 24 hours

A total of 254 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean island of Lesvos, in the last 24 hours, Greek authorities announced on...

Violent Clashes Break Out between Migrants at Moria, Lesvos (video)

At least 10 people were injured during violent clashes between refugees late Tuesday at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos. According...

Appalling Conditions at Moria Refugee Camp on Lesvos (videos)

Videos shot by refugees themselves at the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos island, show in detail the squalid living conditions. BuzzFeed news website...

A Total of 1,650 Migrants and Refugees Depart from Lesvos for the Mainland

Between December 1-17, a total of 1,650 refugees and migrants; all members of vulnerable groups, departed from the island of Lesvos and have gone...

Human Rights Watch Accuses Greece of Neglecting Female Refugees

Greek authorities are failing to provide adequate protection for women and girls living in government-run, European Union-sponsored facilities for asylum seekers, on the island of...

Lesvos Earthquake Victims Asked to Pay Property Tax

Another case of bureaucratic inefficiency was recorded this week, when earthquake-stricken inhabitants of Lesvos island are obliged to pay ENFIA property taxes for their...

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