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Greek Authorities Start Evacuating Amygdaleza Migrant Detention Center

Greek authorities have started evacuating the Amygdaleza migrant detention center last Friday, saying they have released 100 migrants by Tuesday, while 980 remain in the premises. Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Giannis Panousis had pledged to close down the Amygdaleza facility within 100 days, citing...

A 'Cruise Ship of Solidarity' Arrives in Mytilene

A luxury cruise ship which recently made port at the Greek island of Mytilene presented nothing short of a miracle for migrants and refugees who now call the port their home. So shocked was the captain of the Nieuw Amsterdam by what he witnessed...

Shocking Video from Immigrants Detention Centre in Symi

A video posted on YouTube by the Panhellenic Coast Guards Officers' Federation reveals the inhumane conditions in an immigrants detention center in the island of Symi, south-eastern Aegean Sea, Greece. The federation with an official announcement stated that the video...

Australian Ministry Admits Some Greek Tourists Deported

The Australian Ministry of Immigration and Citizenship confirmed recent reports that some Greek tourists who visited Australia were held in detention centers or deported under the suspicion they might try to stay in the country longer than their visa...

150 Illegal Immigrants Rescued by Greek Port Authorities

On Friday, April 20, the Coast Guard of Elafonissos headed with its vessels out to the open sea. They took action when receiving a distress-signal from an illegal immigrant after a sailing boat was run aground somewhere near Elafonissos...