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Greece To Limit Economic Assistance For Asylum Seekers

It was recently announced that asylum seekers and refugees in Greece will need to be housed in government facilities in order to qualify for economic assistance. The Ministry of Migration and Asylum stated to the press that by July 1,...

Syrian Rights Group Asks for Probe into Greece’s Alleged Migrant Abuse

A Syrian rights group based in the United States has formally asked for an international probe into alleged migrant abuse which they say occurred on Greek territory. The Associated Press reports that the Syria Justice and Accountability Center filed a...

Poland Donates 156 Mobile Housing Units for Migrants in Greece

A total of 156 mobile housing units donated by the nation of Poland to be used for accommodating migrants and refugees were delivered to the Avlona Army Base, north of Athens, on Wednesday. The new units were received by Alternate...

EU Commission To Establish New Taskforce to Address Lesvos Migrant Issues

Following the fire that devastated the Moria migrant facility on the Greek island of Lesvos, the EU Commission announced on Wednesday that it will establish a dedicated task force to improve the situation on the island in a meaningful...

Greece: Record 453 Covid Cases Monday; Six Deaths

Greek officials announced that health authorities had diagnosed a record 453 new cases of the corona virus in the country on Monday, along with six deaths associated with the virus. Out of this total, 195 cases were linked to known...

243 Migrants at Kara Tepe Camp Test Positive for Coronavirus

After testing all of the thousands of migrants who have now been resettled at the new Kara Tepe camp on Lesvos after being burned out of their former shelter at Moria, 243 of them have been found positive for...