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Syrian Refugees Start Hunger Strike in Athens Demanding Transfer to Germany

A group of mainly Syrian women and children who have been stranded in Greece, pitched tents opposite parliament in Athens on Wednesday, protesting against delays...

Greek Government Nominates minister Mouzalas as Human Rights Commissioner

The Greek government has announced the nomination of Migrant Policy Minister Yannis Mouzalas as EU Human Rights commissioner, a nomination with "high symbolism", it...

234 Refugees Relocated from Greece to France

A group of 234 refugees were relocated from Greece to France on Wednesday, as part of the EU refugee relocation program, and with the...

Mouzalas: Refugee Flow Increase Doesn’t Mean Collapse of EU-Turkey Deal

The recent increase in the flow of migrants and refugees doesn't mean that the EU-Turkey deal on migration has collapsed, according to the Migration...

Greece Will be Ready for Returning Refugees, Migration Minister tells the Guardian

Conditions have improved and will meet EU criteria, Migration minister Yannis Mouzalas told British newspaper The Guardian in an interview about housing returning refugees...

Closed Reception Centers will Reinforce Asylum Procedures, Says Migration Policy Min Mouzalas

"The establishment of a closed reception center for migrants is a condition for asylum to operate. We must reconsider the issue," Migration Policy Minister...

Athens Mayor Calls on Gov’t to Empty Squats Used for Housing Migrants

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis sent a letter to Citizen Protection and Migration Policy Ministers Nikos Toskas and Yannis Mouzalas asking for the evacuation of...

Yiannis Mouzalas: Construction of New Settlements with Houses Instead of Tents Begins at the...

The construction of new settlements with houses instead of tents on the model of Eleonas will begin at the end of June and the...

Migration Min Mouzalas: Makeshift Refugee Camp at Piraeus Port Must be Evacuated by Mid-June

Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas told the Parliament on Friday that the government is planning to evacuate the makeshift refugee camp at Piraeus Port by...

Most Migrants on Greece-FYROM Border Have Expired Permits

The majority of refugees and migrants stranded in Idomeni, on the Greece - Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, are there with expired documents, said...

Migration Minister: Greece Will Keep 30,000-40,000 Refugees

Greek Deputy Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas said that 30,000-40,000 refugees will stay in Greece for a long time. Mouzalas headed a meeting on the migration...

Underage Refugees in Lesvos to Be Moved to Separate Camp

Greece's Deputy Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas announced that the 380 unaccompanied minors at the Moria refugee registration camp in Lesvos will be transferred to a...

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