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Amnesty Slams Greece over ‘Appalling’ Migrant Camps

Thousands of asylum-seekers and migrants remained trapped on the Greek islands in "appalling conditions" Amnesty International said on Thursday. An Amnesty report which documents the state...

FRONTEX: Migratory Flows to Greece Down in January

The number of irregular migrants to enter Greece in January dropped 43 percent compared to the previous month, as there were 1,850 recorded arrivals,...

Migration Flows to Northern Aegean Islands Low in February

A total of 173 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the first nine days of February. There were 143 arrivals...

UN Warns of Sexual Violence in Overcrowded Greek Refugee Camps

Refugees and migrants in Greek camps suffer widespread sexual violence and harassment while the living conditions are sub-standard, the UN said on Friday. According to...

Greek Island Saw 12,700 Refugees, Migrants in 2017

The Aegean island of Lesvos saw over 12,700 people from 64 countries registered at its reception center in 2017, new official figures state. With Syrians,...

Coast Guard Rescues Migrants Adrift off Greek Island

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 31 foreign nationals in the sea around the island of Samothrace on Monday. A rescue operation was mounted after a...

Over 200 Refugees Land on Greek Island in 24 Hours

Just over 200 refugees and migrants have arrived on the Greek island of Lesvos in the last 24 hours, the authorities have said. The spike...

Bad Weather Behind Drop in Migrant Arrivals

Bad weather is being cited as the reason behind a significant drop in the number of migrants and refugees landing on the islands of...

Greek Police Free Migrants Held to Ransom in Thessaloniki

Greek police in Thessaloniki have arrested two Pakistani nationals suspected of being the ringleaders of a gang that kept 13 migrants locked in a...

Crowdfunding Appeal for Refugee Mothers and Babies in Greece

An international human rights group that has been supporting refugee pregnant women and mothers in Greece for more than two years has launched an...

Boat Carrying 29 Migrants and Refugees Runs Aground on Kefallonia Beach

A vessel carrying 29 migrants and refugees ran aground in bad weather on Megas Lakkas beach near Lyxouri, Kefallonia after one of its engines...

Chios Residents Boo Greek Migration Minister (video)

    Greece’s Deputy Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas has faced boos and jeers from residents of Chios, angry over violent confrontations taking place at refugee centers...

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