Aristotle University Says ‘No’ to ‘No Border Camp’

Greece’s largest university, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), will be occupied and turned into a camp over the next few days, despite the...

Merkel: “Unfair” for Greece and Italy to Carry the Burden of Refugee Crisis Alone

In an interview with the Welt am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood by her policies on the refugee crisis in...

Greece Takes Over Management of Asylum Facilities from NGOs

The Greek government announced on Wednesday it is taking over twenty-eight facilities hosting asylum applicants on the Greek mainland from non-governmental organizations. Minister of Migration...

Violent Clashes Break Out between Migrants at Moria, Lesvos (video)

At least 10 people were injured during violent clashes between refugees late Tuesday at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos. According...

Greek Government to Build Another Migrant Camp on Chios Island

Athens is planning to build another migrant camp on Chios island in an order to tackle the overcrowding of reception facilities on the five...

Thessaloniki Police Rescue 14 Pakistan Migrants Detained by Compatriots

Police in Thessaloniki announced that they freed 14 Pakistan migrants held captive by five compatriots of theirs who demanded money for their release. All 14...

European Council on Refugees Decries Facilities in Thessaloniki Camp

The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) issued a statement on Friday regarding the living conditions of migrants in camps in Thessaloniki, in...

Tsipras-Erdogan Meeting at UN World Humanitarian Summit

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on the sidelines of the UN World Humanitarian Summit being held in...

Greek Parliament Approves Stricter Asylum Law

Greek MPs in the early hours of Friday approved a government bill aimed at easing pressure on the Aegean islands by speeding up asylum...

Gov’t to Establish Permanent Migrant Camps All Over Greece

The Greek government is planning to establish permanent camps that can accommodate up to 1,000 migrants and refugees all over Greece. According to a government...

MSF: Mental Health Emergency Unfolding in Greek Migrant Camps

A mental health emergency is unfolding in migrant camps on Greece's islands, fuelled by poor living conditions, neglect and violence, charity Doctors Without Borders...
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Greece’s Lesvos Island in Turmoil as Migrants Demonstrate for Second Day

Hundreds of refugees and migrants gathered on Tuesday in the center of Mytilini, the capital of the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, protesting the...

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