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Greece Becomes Safe Haven for Dissident Afghan Women

Athens has become a temporary haven for Afghan women who served a now deposed democracy. Following the Taliban takeover in August, remaining safe in Afghanistan was no longer an option. Female Afghan judges and former members of parliament, together with...

Group of Afghanis in Lesvos Start Hunger Strike Demanding Asylum

A group of Afghani nationals in Lesvos started a hunger strike on Friday, requesting that the Greek government grants them asylum in the country, or else be allowed to travel to another European city. The migrants, who have been staying...