92 Naked Migrants Found on Greece – Turkey Border
Ninety two naked migrants were found near the Greece - Turkey border in Evros region, the Greek Ministry of Citizen Protection announced. The photos released have shocked the Greek authorities and "show Turkey’s inhumane treatment of refugees" according to...
Greece Records Sharp Increase in Migrant, Refugee Arrivals in May
Nearly twice the number of migrants and refugees entered Greece in May 2022 in comparison to the previous year, led in large part by the 8,700 Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion. Since the onset of the invasion in late February,...
6 Arrested From Migrant Boat Rescued Off Mykonos
Greek authorities on Monday charged six of the 108 migrants rescued off Mykonos in a rudderless sailboat over the weekend with illegally transporting third country nationals. Charges against the group also included causing a shipwreck and forming a criminal organization....
The Greek Immigrant Who Built a Confectionery Empire in Argentina
Greek immigrant Michalis Georgalos made life in Argentina sweeter with his confections, building an empire that still exists today
Dutch Journalist who Caused Stir over Migrants “Bullied” Out of Greece
Dutch journalist Ingeborg Beugel, who caused a stir after questioning Greek PM Mitsotakis on migrant pushbacks last week, stated on Wednesday that she has left Greece after allegedly facing attacks and bullying. The Dutch journalist, who has lived in Greece...
Greece to Send 250 Migrants Back to Bangladesh and Pakistan
Greece is currently talking to officials from Pakistan and Bangladesh in the hopes of arranging a way for migrants from the two countries to return home after a cargo ship they were traveling on docked at Kos Port on...
Hundreds of Migrants Buried at Greek-Turkish Border Cemetery
The bodies of many unidentified migrants have lain for years in a small cemetery, just a few kilometers from the Turkish border. The migrants' bodies were buried in the cemetery in Sidiro, a small Greek village near the Turkish...
Greece Debuts New Migrant Camps in Samos
Greece opened a new, "closed" migrant camp on the island of Samos on Saturday. The camp is the first of five new camps to feature stricter access measures, with features like x-ray scanners, magnetic doors, and surveillance cameras. These camps...
Number of Refugees, Migrants on Lesvos Now Under 5,000
The number of refugees and migrants on Lesvos is now less than 5,000, according to figures released by the Greek Ministry of Migration
Neo-Nazi Convict Finds Refuge in Migrant’s Home
A woman who harbored neo-Nazi Golden Dawn member Christos Pappas in her home was sentenced to 30 months in jail by a Greek court on Friday.
Greece Accused of Pushing Back Migrants, Refugees at Sea
Greek authorities are accused of using harsh tactics called "pushback" to deter refugees from entering Greece by sea.
More Migrants Leaving than Arriving in Greece, Minister Says
More migrants are now leaving Greece than arriving, said Migration Minister Mitarakis, who said that the influx of migrants has dropped off.
Young Boy Dies in Fire at Greek Migrant Camp
A seven-year-old boy died after a fire broke out at a migrant camp in Thebes, northwest of Athens, late on Tuesday. The child's nationality was not released.
New Migrant Center on Lesvos Will be Built Expeditiously, Greek PM Says
The new migrant center on the Greek island of Lesvos, to replace Moria, will be built quickly, said Greek PM Mitsotakis on Thursday.
Search and Rescue Underway for Migrants off the Island of Lesvos
A search and rescue attempt is currently underway off the Greek island of Lesvos after three women were reported to have fallen off a migrant boat as it neared the island early on Friday. The Greek Coast Guard launched the...