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“Golden Dawn” Threatens Hospital Raids Against Immigrants

In an atmosphere that has become increasingly electric before Greece's crucial elections, the far-right Golden Dawn has ratcheted up the rhetoric by threatening to...

Immigrants Willingly Stay in Greek Jails Longer Than Necessary

According to president of the Greek correctional officers Spyros Karakitsos, interviewed by the newspaper To Vima, decades of immigrants who have served their sentence imposed...

Only Immigrants With a Health Certificate Will be Able to Work

Based on a joint approach to tackle the problem of illegal immigration, Health Minister Andreas Loverdos and his Citizen Protection colleague, Michalis Chryssochoidis, presented...

Greek Police Rescue 11 Immigrants From Swollen Evros River

Authorities say they have rescued 11 immigrants stranded in the middle of a flood-swollen river after they tried to illegally enter Greece from Turkey. A...

Trial on Assault Against Afghani Asylum Seeker Begins

The trial of the two men and one woman accused of brutally beating and stabbing Ali Rahimi, a 24-year-old asylum seeker, in Athens on...

Destination Nowhere Part III: Athens

Athens has become a kind of purgatory for migrants entering Europe – a cramped, violent and sweltering waiting room that one may never get to leave.

Destination Nowhere Part II: Evros

9SIbeSkJNNM From the migrant exit point in Igoumenitsa, I made my way to Evros, the largest entry point for illegal immigration into Greece. I drove...

Destination Nowhere: Igoumenitsa

Igoumenitsa was the first stop on our journey to explore Greece’s migration situation. The town has become a hotspot for migrants, who have set-up camps on the mountainside next to the port.

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