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German Magazine: Moria Refugee Centre “Shame of Europe”

"The shame of Europe" is the broad description Spiegel magazine gives for the Moria refugee registration and hospitality centre in Moria, on the island...

Twenty Human Rights Groups Urge Greece to Act Now on Asylum Seekers

The Greek government, with the support of EU member states, should act now to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 20 human rights and aid groups...

Chios Island: Six Migrants Charged for Stealing Vegetables from Greenhouse

Six migrants who broke into a greenhouse on the island of Chios to steal vegetables, were charged with a felony and a misdemeanor by...

Riot Breaks Out in Migrant Camp on Lesvos Island

  Greek Police were called in the early hours of Monday morning, to quell a riot that broke out at the Moria refugee processing center...

Lesvos Island Calls Strike Against EU Refugee Policies

Authorities on the island of Lesvos have called a strike and are urging residents to take part in anti-government protests, to press for a...

UNHCR: 33,600 Refugees in Greece Received Cash Assistance in October

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has released the amount of cash assistance offered to refugees living in Greece for the month...

Dozens of Refugees Ready to March to Greece-FYROM Border

Dozens of asylum seekers are gathering in the city of Thessaloniki; following a call through social media, for a march to Greece's northern border...

Bodies of Three Children Found at a Lesvos Beach

Greek authorities are trying to solve the puzzle over the gruesome find of three bodies of young children discovered in Lesvos over the last...

Trafficker Arrested Transporting 50 Migrants into Greece

A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle 50 people into Greece. According to Greek police, they spotted the van on a highway...

Mayors of Aegean Islands Send SOS over Migrant Influx

The mayors of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros on Thursday briefed a parliamentary committee on the dire situation they face after excessive migrant...

Three Killed, Several Missing as Migrant Boat Sinks in Eastern Aegean

At least three people was killed when a boat carrying migrants and refugees to Greece from Turkey capsized in the early hours of Friday. The...

Lesvos Registers Record Number of Migrant Arrivals in October

A record number of refugees and migrants arrived on Lesvos island in October this year; according to official data released on Wednesday. A total of...

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