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Greece First in EU in New Migrant Arrivals for 2019, UN Confirms

Greece received the biggest number of migrants from January 1 to May 8, the United Nations (UN) confirmed on Friday. According to the UN Migration...

Survey Finds Greeks Are More Empathetic Toward Refugees Than Other Europeans

A new report published recently shows that the Greek people are more empathetic toward refugees compared to other Europeans. The report, titled ''Attitudes Towards National Identity,...

”Doctors Without Borders” Secures Affordable Pneumonia Vaccines for Refugee Children in Greece

The humanitarian aid organization ''Médecins sans frontières'' (Doctors Without Borders, or MSF) announced on Friday that they secured pneumonia vaccines at an affordable price...

Number of Migrants Rises in Greece as EU Fails in Relocation Efforts

More than five thousand refugees and migrants came to Greece during the first sixty-three days of 2019, according to the most recent data from...

Council of Europe Criticizes Greece for Treatment of Mental Health and Immigrants

The Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) of the Council of Europe published a report on...

European Council on Refugees Decries Facilities in Thessaloniki Camp

The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) issued a statement on Friday regarding the living conditions of migrants in camps in Thessaloniki, in...

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...

Greece’s Prosecutor Launches Probe on Alleged Mismanagement of EU Refugee Funds

Greece's Supreme Court Public Prosecutor, Xeni Dimitriou, ordered the start of a preliminary investigation into press reports about the alleged mismanagement of funds given...

‘This Summer’s Migration Flows Almost Double Than 2017’, Greek Minister Says

In an interview with the Greek Radio Station Real FM, Greece's Minister for Migration Policy Dimitris Vitsas said that Migration flows during summer 2018...

19 NGOs Urge Greece and EU to Improve Conditions of Refugee Camps

Nineteen Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have appealed to the EU and Greek authorities demanding the immediate improvement of conditions in Greece’s Refugee Camps and Hot...
Athens, Art Exhibition, Refugee crisis, Art in Greece

Refugees Share Stories of Athens Life

  People who have been forced to leave their countries and make a new life in Greece are the focus of a new art project...

Greek Government Nominates minister Mouzalas as Human Rights Commissioner

The Greek government has announced the nomination of Migrant Policy Minister Yannis Mouzalas as EU Human Rights commissioner, a nomination with "high symbolism", it...

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