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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,...

Social Hackers Academy Teaches Refugees to Code in Athens

A new NGO started by coders and software engineers quit their jobs, and a handful of volunteers are teaching refugees, migrants, and unemployed Greek...

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...

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...

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...

Police Detain 10 After Clashes Erupt at Greek Refugee Camp

At least 10 people were held by Greek police after clashes broke out at a refugee camp on the Aegean island of Chios on...

Rise in Migrant Flow Likely Retaliation of Turkish President over Asylum Seeking Soldiers

Only 24 hours after a Greek asylum committee granted asylum to one of the eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece after the failed...

173 Refugees and Migrants Arrive on Lesvos and Samos on the First Day of...

A total of 173 refugees and migrants arrived at the islands of Lesvos and Samos on the first day of the new year. They were...

Total of 4,152 Refugees and Migrants Left the Greek Islands Last Month

A total of 4,152 refugees and migrants were transferred from the islands to the mainland from November 27 to December 27, according to Migration...

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