Group of 50 Refugees Leave for the UK; 130 Stranded Greeks Return Home

A group of 50 refugees - 16 unaccompanied children and 34 adults being reunited with their families - departed for the United Kingdom on...

Six Ways to Preserve Greek Sovereignty and Human Rights

By Dr. Carl Mirra* If the root causes of Erdogan’s “opening the gates” are not addressed, a short-term problem may intensify into a long term...

Greece Joins US-Led International Religious Freedom Alliance

Greece is among 27 nations which will participate in the nascent, US-led International Religious Freedom Alliance (IRF), which will adopt a collective approach in...

Human Rights Groups Rebuke Greece Over Migrant Sea Barrier

Greece's plan to build a “floating protection system” in the Aegean Sea meant to curtail the huge influx of migrants arriving from the Turkish...

Greek Prosecutor Orders Probe into Alleged Police Brutality (video)

The chief prosecutor of Athens' district courts on Thursday ordered an emergency preliminary investigation over reports of police violence during operations to evacuate squats...

Human Rights Watch Blasts Greece’s Proposed Asylum Legislation

The international group Human Rights Watch on Tuesday sharply criticized the new asylum bill brought forward by Greece's new conservative government as it restricts...

CEO of The Home Project Greece Receives International Award for Helping Refugees

Sofia Kouvelaki, the CEO of The HOME Project Greece, an initiative that provides accommodation and integration services for hundreds of refugee children, has received...

UN Refugee Agency Calls on Greece to Move Thousands of Migrants to the Mainland

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, called on Greece on Tuesday to urgently move thousands of refugees and asylum seekers out of dangerously overcrowded reception...

Greece Raises Awareness for World Day Against Human Trafficking

Greek police authorities recorded 142 human trafficking cases in the years 2014-2018, with women being the majority of victims, according to a report which...

Apparent Refugee Segregation in Greek School Leads to 50K Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against a teacher by the Parents’ Association of a elementary school in Vathy, which is located on the eastern...

Hate Attacks on the Rise in Greece, Human Rights Groups Say

A report published on Thursday by human rights groups says the number of violent attacks on minorities in Greece increased during 2018. The Racist Violence...

Greek Human Rights Chief Resigns in Protest at Government Interference

The chairman of the independent Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR) resigned on Wednesday in protest against the "arrogance of executive power and...

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