Lesvos

Lesvos: 9,000 Refugees and Migrants Moved to New Camp

After a series of fires destroyed the Moria camp on Lesvos Island, home to over 12,000 migrants and refugees, the Greek government built a new emergency camp near Kara Tepe, where 9,000 refugees are now housed. The thousands of migrants...

Thousands of Asylum Seekers Moved to New Camp on Greece's Lesvos Island

Police on the Greek island of Lesvos are moving thousands of migrants and refugees from the fire-gutted Moria camp to a new tent city nearby. Seventy female officers in protective suits were flown in to organize the transfer of women...

Germany Agrees to Take Another 1,500 Refugees from Greece

Germany agreed on Tuesday to take in more than 1,500 refugees now living in Greece, on top of the 150 unaccompanied minors from the Moria camp which burned down earlier in the month on the island of Lesvos. The German...

PM Mitsotakis and German Chancellor Merkel Discuss Turkey, Migrant Crisis on Tuesday

Recent tensions between Turkey and Greece, along with migrant and refugee-related issues after the fires that destroyed Moria last week, were reportedly the topics of discussion in a Tuesday phone call between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Angela...

Five Arrested in Suspected Arson at Moria Camp

Greek authorities announced the arrests of five young migrants in relation to the series of fires that razed the refugee camp Moria to the ground last week. Another man has been identified and authorities are in the process of locating...

Hundreds of Migrants Housed in New Facility on Greece's Lesvos Island

A total of 800 migrants and refugees who had been left without shelter after the fires that destroyed the Moria camp on Lesvos last week, were resettled at a new facility by Monday evening. The Greek Army built a temporary...

The HOME Project: Providing Holistic Care for Unaccompanied Minor Refugees

In the wake of a series of disastrous fires that reduced Moria, Europe's largest migrant camp, to ashes, concern has turned toward the many unaccompanied minors that were housed there. Greek Reporter spoke to Sofia Kouvelaki, the CEO of the...

Europe's Hypocrisy Over the Migrant Crisis in Greece

The fire that devastated the Moria refugee and migrant camp generated lots of crocodile tears in the EU, yet the grave problem of 13,000 people crowded into a facility created for 3,000 to 4,500 still remains -- just as...

Greece Starts Relocation of Homeless Migrants at Lesvos

Greek authorities started to relocate on Saturday migrants and refugees who were left homeless after fire destroyed the Moria camp on the island of Lesvos. The new transitory camp set up at the island's Kara Tepe Army firing range can...

Migrants Demanding to Leave Greece's Lesvos Clash with Police

Groups of migrants clashed with Greek police on Saturday near the migrant camp of Moria on the island of Lesvos which was razed to the ground by a succession of fires earlier this week. The clashes occurred when some angry...