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1500 Refugees Live in Squalor at Greek Psychiatric Hospital

Fifteen hundred migrants and refugees are living under squalid conditions at the Leros Psychiatric Hospital, along with 154 patients, according to a complaint by the Panhellenic Union of Public Hospital Employees (POEDIN). The public hospital workers union says that there...

Greece Vows to Relocate 2,000 Refugees from Lesvos to the Mainland

The Greek authorities announced that 2,000 refugees who currently live in Lesvos' Moria Camp will be moved to other facilities on the country's mainland, following recent outcries regarding revelations about the truth of the living conditions inside the camp. Recently,...

ND Officials Criticize Government for Missing Civil Servants Hired to Work in Hot-Spots

Two New Democracy (ND) officials accused the government on Monday of hiring thousands of civil servants to work in island hotspots, many of which appear to have never showed up, as it was revealed by a minister on Monday. Deputy...

Chios: Refugees and Migrants March from BIAL Hot-Spot [video]

Hundreds of refugees and migrants left the hot-spot of BIAL in Chios, on Friday April 1 and are heading towards the city of Chios, through the provincial highway. According to the local site of Chios, astraparis.gr, around noon, the refugees...

Greece Plans to Accommodate Refugees on Uninhabited Islets

Alternate Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas, announced on Tuesday from Chios that "the government is planning the transportation of refugees and migrants to neighboring uninhabited islets." Chios is the Minister's second "stop" for Tuesday, as he is visiting the hot...

What Does Plan B Entail for Refugees and Migrants?

The government is going to apply a plan-b in order to manage the refugee and migrant issue, which entails decisions for the temporary accommodation of 100,000 refugees, even in camping, stadiums and abandoned factories. Meanwhile, the European Commission is...

Island of Chios' Hotspot Welcomes First 70 Refugees

The hotspot of Chios has officially commenced its operation as 70 refugees arrived and registered today. Executives of UNHCR led the refugees inside the building in order to register and identify them by handing them numbered bracelets and bottled water....