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Why Greek Islanders Are Rebelling Against Migrant Camps

While Lesvos and Chios residents continue to clash with police, heavy construction machinery has arrived at the plots of land where the government's proposed...

Migrant Crisis: Northern Aegean Islands Will Go on General Strike Wednesday

Greece's Region of the North Aegean and its municipalities have called for a general strike on Wednesday, in a fresh protest against the tough...
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Residents on Lesvos, Chios Clash With Police Over New Migrant Camps

Hundreds of residents on the Greek islands of Lesvos and Chios clashed with police in the early hours of Tuesday as they attempted to...

Greek Islanders Create Blockades, Vow to Stop New Migrant Centers

Residents of Greece's three eastern Aegean islands which have been under the hottest spotlight during the migration crisis began putting up blockades on Monday...

Exotic Greek Islet Off Lesvos Proposed as Migrant Detention Center

Local authorities on the Greek island of Lesvos, which has been the unwilling epicenter of Europe's ongoing immigration crisis, appear to have proposed a...

Greek Islands Revolt Over Migrant Detention Centers

Authorities in several islands in the North Aegean have now openly revolted against the Greek government after Monday's announcement of a new bill allowing...
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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...

Greek Police Clash with Migrants on Lesvos

Police on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos used tear gas to disperse a march by asylum seekers and migrants from the infamous Moria...

North Aegean Islanders Go on General Strike in Protest Against Migrant Crisis

A general strike scheduled weeks ago took place on Wednesday on the islands of the North Aegean region of Greece, which have been the...

First Baby Born in 2020 on Greece’s Lesvos was Born Into a Refugee Family

The first baby to be born in 2020 on Greece's island of Lesvos was a boy from a family of Iraqi refugees. The boy was...

46,000 New Migrants Land on Greece’s Eastern Aegean Shores in 2019

The total number of refugees and migrants who reached Greece's Eastern Aegean islands during 2019 reached the astounding figure of 46,026, according to official...

Migrant Influx to Greece Continues Through Christmas Despite Severe Weather

Despite the ongoing severe weather conditions and freezing temperatures which have prevailed in Greece over the past several days, the influx of migrants from...

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