Farmakonisi Incident Triggers Rallies in Athens

The incident that took place earlier this week involving a boat transporting illegal immigrants in the Aegean Sea and the Greek coast guard, has...

Turkish Soldiers Seeking Asylum in Greece Get Extension

The eight Turkish military officers who fled to Greece after the coup attempt in the neighboring country received an extension to their application for...

UN Report: Greece Is Main Entry County for Refugees and Migrants Travelling to Europe

The Office of the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees released a report on Wednesday that examines the route refugees take when entering Europe by sea. The report found that so...

EU Court of Human Rights Condemns Greece for Human Trafficking Case

The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday condemned Greece for not taking action to protect a Nigerian woman who was victim of a...

Migrant Detention Center Evacuation Continues With Mixed Results

The operation to evacuate and shut down the Amygdaleza migrant detention center in Greece continues with very little success. The vulnerable groups that should have been...

Hunger Strike After Death of Immigrant at Greek Detention Camp

The death of Pakistani illegal immigrant Mohamed Asfak sparked the hunger strike of hundreds of detainees at the Amygdaleza detention center on Monday. Asfak had...

New Condemnation of Greece for Discriminating Same-Sex Couples

About 162 gay couples appealed against the Greek state for their exclusion from the cohabitation agreement. They have complained about a continuing discrimination against...

Refugee Tells Her Story on Women’s Day

On the occasion of Women's Day, a refugee from Syria narrates the story of her difficult life. She was forced to leave her homeland...

Thessaloniki Jews Mark Nazi deportation

In a somber ceremony commemorating a dark day in Greek history, Jewish residents of Thessaloniki gathered on March 16 to note the 70th anniversary...

Immigrants Still Targets In Greece

As the Greek government has set aside a bill to increase penalties for racist attacks, the number of assaults against immigrants is continuing unabated,...

Immigrant Shooting Shakes Greek Blogosphere

A recent shooting of 29 immigrant strawberry farm workers in Manolada led to quick calls on Twitter for a boycott of the product and...

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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