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EU Parliamentarians Warn Refugees May Die on Greek Islands

The European Council and the European Commission must work urgently with Greece to prevent a humanitarian crisis this winter, according to the he Progressive...

Prime Minister Tsipras Proposes Five Measures to Tackle EU Migrant Crisis

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed five measures to tackle migration and refugee flows on a European level, during his address at the two-day summit...

9-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies after Rescue in the Aegean Sea

A 9-year-old girl died after she was rescued in the waters near the Greek island of Kastelorizo, in the early hours of Thursday. The girl...

More than 2,700 Migrants Arrived in Northern Aegean Islands in September

Nearly 450 migrants and refugees landed on the  Greek islands of the northern Aegean over the last three days, bringing the total number of...

Warm Weather Causes Influx in New Migrant Arrivals to Eastern Aegean Islands

Greece continues to see an influx of migrants arriving on its shores as the summer weather encourages more people fleeing their countries to attempt...

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...

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