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'Doctors Without Borders' Ends Activities Inside the Lesvos 'Hotspot'

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has decided to suspend its activities linked to the Moria “hotspot” on Lesvos without further notice," said the organization. The decision comes following the EU Turkey deal which...

Refugees Face Increasing Violence as They Seek a Way to Europe

As fear of refugees begins to spread all over Europe, the rate of violence perpetrated against refugees keep increasing while 10,000 refugee children are missing, according to Europol. The German tabloid Bild reported this past weekend that, according to claims...

Doctors Without Borders Blasts EU Migration Policies

Humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) has denounced Europe’s migration policy of deterrence in 2015 as a "catastrophic failure" that has endangered asylum seekers and created more business for smugglers. In its report “Obstacle Course to Europe” issued...

Stop Migrant Suffering in Greece; List of Top Humanitarian Organizations

Below, you can find all the useful links and contact information of some of the humanitarian organizations struggling to cope with migrant suffering in Greece on a daily basis. Don't waste any more time, join one of the teams and offer your...

Doctors Without Borders Call Greek Refugee Reception System 'Dysfunctional'

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have stated in a recent report that Greece’s refugee reception system is “dysfunctional.” Thousands of migrants and refugees risk their lives to reach the Aegean Sea islands each year, where they are faced with inhuman...

700 Immigrants of M/V 'Baris' Safe in Crete [Video]

The 700 immigrants traveling on board the Kiribati-flagged cargo ship M/V "Baris" have finally been towed by Hellenic Navy frigate "Hydra" to safety at the port of Ierapetra, Crete, after three days floating adrift, while medical examinations found them Ebola-free, in relief...

Greek–German Charity Concert in Frankfurt

Greek expatriate artists residing in Germany, will be joining Greek singers in a charity concert that will take place in Frankfurt on November 24. This large charity concert, organized by the Greek Scientists of Frankfurt Association, will take place at...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Announces Emergency Relief Grant to Help Combat Ebola Epidemic

Stavros Niarchos Foundation has announced a $500,000 emergency relief grant to international non-profit organization Doctors Without Borders, to help combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The grant will provide general support to the efforts of Doctors Without Borders, helping...

Immigrant Fruit Pickers Strike Over Ill-Treatment

After many delays in payment, inhumane living conditions and racist treatment by the Greek Police, 800 immigrant farm workers of mainly Pakistani origin proceeded with a strike last week in the town of Skala, Peloponnese, in southern Greece. The strike began on July 3 and...

Medics Accuse Greece of Cruel Migrant Detention Conditions

Doctors Without Borders released a report Tuesday criticizing the Greek state for the detention conditions of immigrants, including young children and asylum seekers, without access to medical care. The report accuses Greece of causing "unnecessary suffering" adding that many immigrants not carrying the...