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Migrant Trafficker Claims Turkey Allows for Movement of Migrants into Greece

"If the Turkish government wouldn't want us to do what we do, we wouldn't be able to pass a fly to Greece," said a Turkish migrant trafficker speaking to Anampa news agency. According to the report, a man identifying himself...

Sex Trafficking of Women and Girls Up to 20,000 in Greece

A report by Crashonline.gr has compiled data that sheds light into the extent of human trafficking within Greece and the Europe. There are 20,000 women who are currently being trafficked in Greece, including 1,000 minors aged between 13 and 15, the report notes....

Report from Lesvos: without safe access to asylum, people will keep risking their lives in the Aegean

By Heaven Crawley I stood in the corner of a dusty cemetery on the Greek island of Lesvos and watched a mother bury her child. As the tiny body of a baby boy wrapped in a white sheet was lifted...

Are Migrants Entering Europe Being Treated As Criminals

By Dimitris Dalakoglou and Antonios Alexandridis The European Union, one of the strongest economies in the world and home to some of the most advanced state apparatuses in human history, is preparing to shut down its borders, one after the other, because...

Greek Authorities Capture Six Alleged Migrant Smugglers

Greek authorities arrested six people accused of human trafficking in Northern Greece, close to the border with Turkey, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency Reports. The six alleged smugglers consist of one Greek and five Syrian citizens. The report notes that the individuals were caught after smuggling 25...

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...

Smugglers Leave 70-Year-Old Disabled Woman Stranded

Cruel and ruthless traffickers smuggled a 70-year-old disabled woman who could not walk and a special needs person from Turkey to Greece and left them stranded on a rocky cliff, under the sun in the area near the Marathoundas...

Prostitution Thrives During Greek Crisis

The number of male and female prostitutes in Greece has been increasing during the Greek crisis a Panteion University study revealed. While the prices have fallen significantly, the turnover from prostitution, from late 2012 until today, reached between 600...

Migrant to Name Her Child After Her Greek Rescuer

An Eritrean migrant who was saved when the boat that was illegally transferring her and almost 200 more illegal migrants to Greece sank just off the coast of Rhodes, gave birth to a health boy on Thursday at Rhodes...

New Case of Modern Day Slavery in Southern Greece

A 51-year-old Greek man in Achaea, along with a 42-year-old Romanian national, were forcing foreigners to work with no pay under inhumane conditions, while they would often intimidate them by firing shots in the air or the ground. The shocking case...