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Migrants Leaping onto Freight Trains in Hopes of Crossing Greece-FYROM Border

An increasing amount of migrants are attempting to leave Greece by hiding in freight trains that leave the country for other EU-border states such...

Syrian Refugee Found Dead in His Tent in Moria Camp on Lesvos

A 46-year old refugee from Syria was found dead in his tent in the refugee camp of Moria on Lesvos. A few days ago a...

UNHCR High Commissioner Lepri: Greece has Ignored Proposals for Helping Migrants at Camps

On Thursday Giovanni Lepri of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees spoke to reporters claiming that the UN had given Greece's Migration Ministry...

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...

UNHCR Urges Swift Resettlement of Migrants from Greek Islands Due to Harsh Winter Conditions

On Friday the United Nation’s refugee agency (UNHCR) urged authorities to speed up the relocation of over 15,000 migrants, saying that they are living...

WhatsApp Saved His Life, Now Syrian Lawyer Helping Asylum Seekers in Greece

In October 2015 Syrian Lawyer Mahmoud Alkuder was making the treacherous journey across the Aegean to reach Greece in hopes of seeking asylum in the...

Decongestion of Aegean Islands Will Start in April, Migration Min. Mouzalas Says

The decongestion of Greek islands and the removal of refugees according to their legal rights will start in April, stated Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas...

19 Syrians Relocated Under EU-Turkey Agreement

Nineteen Syrians who were refused the continuation of asylum status were relocated in accordance with the EU-Turkey agreement. More specifically, six men, three women and...

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...

Irish Minister and Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald Visit Athens’ Refugee Centers Displaying ‘Active Form of...

On Tuesday, Frances Fitzgerald, the Irish Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality visited the refugee reception centers in the Athens district of Elaionas...

Immigration Officials: 13,000 Asylum Seekers Have Gone Missing in Greece

It appears that not all migrants bottleneck in Greece and that some -- as many as 13,000 to be precise -- have managed to...

The Plight of Refugees Captured in Photos by Pulitzer Prize Winner Yannis Behrakis’ on...

In the photo exhibition People on the Move, the camera of Pulitzer prize-winning photojournalist Yannis Behrakis captures the plight of refugees forced to leave...

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