Greek Court Rules 8 Turkish Servicemen Must Be Detained

The eight Turkish servicemen consisting of pilots and flight engineers who fled to Greece a day after the failed military coup in Turkey on...

EU Court: Greece Violated Immigrants Rights

In yet another blow to Greece's record of dealing with immigrants, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that the country violated...

Illegal EU Border Crossings Down in August, Drop in East Mediterranean Arrivals

According to data from Frontex the European Union's border protection agency, the number of illegal border crossings into Europe were down 30% in the...

Refugee Flows Increase on Chios and Lesvos; 91 Arrivals in One Weekend

A total of 91 refugees and immigrants arrived in Lesvos and Chios over the last two days. Of these, 90 arrived in Lesvos, 25 on...

New Tragedy: 11 Refugees and Six Children Drown in the Aegean Sea

Unfortunately, there is no end to the refugee tragedies unfolding in the Aegean Sea. Early in the morning on Sunday, November 1, a boat...

New Bill Imposes Tough Penalties on Racism

Haralambos Athanassiou, the Greek Minister of Justice, submitted a bill that foresees tough penalties for racist behaviors and crimes, to the General Accounting Office...

Banning Protests in the Birthplace of Democracy

The Greek government's decision to ban protests and rallies during the anniversary celebrations of the Polytechnic uprising has raised questions about the state of...

Three Suspects Arrested In Migrant Shootings

Three men who were supervisors on a Greek strawberry farm and suspected of shooting at 200 immigrant workers, injuring 29 of them, were arrested...

Hundreds of Child Beggars in Streets of Athens and Thessaloniki

At least 900 child-beggars of various nationalities wander in the streets of Athens and Thessaloniki , begging at traffic lights. This data, published exclusively...

UN Says Greece’s Migrants In Abysmal Centers

Migrants in Greece face shocking conditions in detention centers and deepening hostility on the streets as the country goes through its worst economic crisis...

Greece’s Asylum Service ‘Objectively Unable’ to Meet Demands with Present Staff

Greece's asylum service said in an announcement that present staffing levels made it "objectively difficult to serve all applicants," in spite of making every...

Bishop Seraphim: Cohabitation Agreement an Insult to God

Bishop Seraphim of Piraeus sent a letter to the Deputy Prime Minister, Evangelos Venizelos, asking him not to include same-sex couples in the cohabitation...

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