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UNHCR Calls on Greece to Investigate Alleged Migrant Pushbacks

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, urged Greece on Friday to investigate multiple reports of pushbacks by Greek authorities at the country’s sea and land...

Commissioner For Refugees Criticizes Greek Plan To Close 60 Refugee Centers

Following Greece’s announcement to close 60 refuge housing centers, the the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees issued a statement, saying the agency was...

US Sends $2.9 Million To Assist Greek Islands, Unaccompanied Minors

Incoming aid form the United States will aim to improve the living conditions of unaccompanied minors who are migrants to Greece, and to assist...

Hotel Housing For Refugees in Greece To Be Greatly Reduced in 2020

Sixty of the 93 hotel facilities provided to asylum-seekers will be closed in 2020, according to Greece's Migration and Asylum Policy Minister Notis Mitarakis,...

Group of 50 Refugees Leave for the UK; 130 Stranded Greeks Return Home

A group of 50 refugees - 16 unaccompanied children and 34 adults being reunited with their families - departed for the United Kingdom on...

Turkish Intelligence Targets Refugee Camps in Greece to Locate Turkish Dissidents

The investigative website Nordic Monitor recently published an extensive report claiming there is evidence that Turkish secret services have for year been conducting operations on...

Pregnant Somali Migrant at Hotel in Peloponnese Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A 28-year-old pregnant woman from Somalia who is being housed at a hotel in the area of Kranidi in Argolis on Greece's Peloponnesian peninsula,...

Tens of Unaccompanied Minor Refugees Leave Greece to Begin New Lives in Germany

A total of fifty unaccompanied refugee children left Greece on Saturday morning to begin a new, hopefully, brighter life in Germany. Greece's Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis...

US Sends Financial Assistance to Support Coronavirus Measures for Refugees in Greece

The US Department of State announced on Thursday that it will send $500,000 to Greece to assist the country's efforts to safeguard the refugee...

UNHCR Looking for Hotels, Ships to House Vulnerable Refugees on Greek Islands

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has issued a call for hotels and ships on Greek islands that can be leased to house...

German MPs Urge EU to Transfer Refugee Children Amid Pandemic Fears

Approximately fifty German Christian Democrat MPs from the ruling CDU party recently urged Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, to...

Refugee Camp in Malakasa Quarantined After Afghan Migrant Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A refugee and migrant camp in Malakasa, Attica was quarantined on Sunday morning according to Greek authorities. The decision was taken after a 53-year old...

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