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People Smugglers Made $5 Bln Moving Refugees to Europe in 2015

People traffickers made profits exceeding 5 billion dollars by transporting refugees and migrants to Europe in 2015, according to Interpol and Europol. According to the joint report, nine out of ten refugees and migrants who entered the European Union in...

Greek Authorities Force Turkish Smuggler to Face Bodies of His Dead Victims

A Turkish captain of a smuggler boat which capsized off the coast of Agathonisi killing three Syrian children under five years of age that were aboard, has been arrested by Greek authorities on the island of Samos. Turkish smugglers are...

The High Price of a Ticket to Europe for Migrants and Refugees

The increasing number of migrants and refugees reaching the shores of Greece, Italy, and other European countries has done more than just create a collective action problem for Europe. “The only ones who benefit from the lack of a common European response...

Migrants Seeking Ways to Exit Greece After Drop in Trucks Traveling to Italy

The number of cargo trucks leaving Greece for other European countries, and especially for Italy through the port of Patras, was significantly reduced after capital controls were imposed on Greek banks last month. As a result, a major decrease was...

Immigrants in Lesvos Live in Horrid Conditions

A new wave of immigration has the humanitarian crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos more dire than at any time in recent history. According to local media, human traffickers bring illegal migrants to the island on a daily basis, leaving local authorities unable...