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Choosy Migrants Turn Down Free Accommodations at Greek Monastery (video)

A group of migrants on Thursday refused free accommodations in a monastery in western Greece which had been offered to them by the authorities...

2,152 New Migrants Arrive on Greek Shores in First Two Weeks of November

An additional 2,152 migrants and refugees arrived on the shores of Greece from November 1 to November 14, 2019, according to official data. More specifically,...

EU Ready to Offer Greece Emergency Assistance To Tackle Immigration Crisis

Natasha Bertaud, deputy chief spokesperson of the European Commission, said on Monday morning that the EU is ready to mobilize anything it can to...

Greece Could Close Border With Turkey to Stem Migrant Flow, Security Analyst Says

A recent report from CBS claims that “human smuggling is big business in Athens.” A human smuggler in Athens was secretly recorded on camera telling...

Turkey Stops 330 Migrants Attempting Enter Greece via Lesvos

Turkish authorities seized a total of 330 migrants who were attempting to cross the Aegean Sea and reach European shores on Greece's island of...

Migrants Now Have Their Own Newspaper in Greece

A new newspaper called Migratory Birds is giving migrants around the world a voice, thanks to fifteen Afghan girls living in Greece. It was...

Council of Europe Blasts Greece on Lesvos Migrants Camp

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović has released a harsh report about the harsh reality and the lack of social support...

Migrants Try to Burn Woman Alive in Camp, Four Men Stabbed

A violent fight occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday at the Thebes migrant camp, where a woman was attacked by four individuals...
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From Syria to Greece, from Refugee to Lifeguard

It was just over a year ago when Obada “Ibo” Al-Nassar made the perilous venture across the Aegean to reach Lesvos. The friendship that...

Evros: Woman, Two Children Missing after Boat Capsizes

A search and rescue operation has been launched by the Hellenic Police, to locate a woman and her two children who went missing after...

Human Rights Watch: Greece is Blocking Sick Refugee Children’s Access to Care

This week the NPO Human Rights Watch (HRW) made statements criticizing the Greek authorities and bureaucracy in place that is responsible for detaining refugee children...

EU Parliamentarians Warn Refugees May Die on Greek Islands

The European Council and the European Commission must work urgently with Greece to prevent a humanitarian crisis this winter, according to the he Progressive...

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