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Human Rights Commission Accuses Greece of Illegally Returning Migrants

The National Human Rights Commission of Greece (NHRC), an independent advisory body to the Greek State on matters pertaining to human rights protection, raised...

Four Humanitarian Volunteers Released on Bail

File photo An investigative judge on Thursday ruled that four humanitarian activists should be released on bail as the charges that led to their arrest...

Declining Refugee Flows to Greek Islands and Evros

The flow of refugees to the Greek islands and through Evros, the land bridge which forms the border with Turkey, has been on the...

Number of Refugees, Migrants at Moria Camp Drops Below 6,000

The number of migrants and refugees at the Moria reception and hospitality center on Lesvos has dropped below 6,000, according to new figures by...

Over 42,300 Refugees Seek Asylum in Greece in 2017

Photo: wikimedia A total 42,305 refugees coming from Turkey to Greece applied for refugee status in Europe in 2017, according to the European Spatial Planning...

Greek Sea Scouts Accept John McCain Prize on Behalf of Lesvos

Eighteen-year-olds Xenophon Koukoutas and Giannis Svoros accepted the inaugural John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service last Saturday on behalf of the residents...

Greek Government Vows to Improve Migrant Living Conditions

The Greek government aims to transfer 6,000 people from island refugee areas to the mainland by early 2019, Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said...

HOME Project Gets €4 Million Grant from IKEA Foundation

The HOME Project, a non-profit humanitarian organization founded in December 2016 to provide security to refugee and migrant children who arrive alone in Greece, received...

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...

People of Lesvos to Receive John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service

The people of Lesvos will be the first recipients of the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service, in recognition of their hospitality to...

Portugal’s Interior Minister Visits Refugee Center in Athens (video)

Greece’s Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas, accompanied by visiting Portuguese Interior Minister Eduardo Cabrita, paid a joint visit to the Eleonas refugee reception center,...

11 Migrants Dead as a Bus Crashes Into a Truck in Northern Greece

According to local news portal ''Xanthi Times'', eleven people, all of which were migrants, were burned alive on Saturday morning after the bus that was...

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