migrant crisis

Phenomenal Mobilization by Greek Diaspora to Support Greece, Counter Erdogan's Propaganda

The Greek diaspora throughout the world has united as one to defend the territorial integrity of Greece and counter Turkish propaganda, as thousands of migrants sent by Turkey attempt to storm the country's borders at Evros. Hellenic groups in the...

Greece Saves At Least 184 Migrants From the Sea in Less Than 24 Hours

At least 184 migrants and refugees have been rescued over the last twenty-four hours by the Greek Coast Guard in five different incidents which took place between Wednesday and Thursday. More specifically, thirty-four migrants and refugees were located in the...

Choosy Migrants Turn Down Free Accommodations at Greek Monastery (video)

A group of migrants on Thursday refused free accommodations in a monastery in western Greece which had been offered to them by the authorities in an effort to relieve the crowding at the migrant camps on the Greek islands. Dozens...

2,152 New Migrants Arrive on Greek Shores in First Two Weeks of November

An additional 2,152 migrants and refugees arrived on the shores of Greece from November 1 to November 14, 2019, according to official data. More specifically, and according to the announcement made by the North Aegean Police Directorate General, the island...

EU Ready to Offer Greece Emergency Assistance To Tackle Immigration Crisis

Natasha Bertaud, deputy chief spokesperson of the European Commission, said on Monday morning that the EU is ready to mobilize anything it can to assist Greece to confront the recent massive increases of illegal immigration onto its soil. All the...

Greece Could Close Border With Turkey to Stem Migrant Flow, Security Analyst Says

A recent report from CBS claims that “human smuggling is big business in Athens.” A human smuggler in Athens was secretly recorded on camera telling the CBS reporter that he helps “move ISIS members from Greece to the rest of...

Turkey Stops 330 Migrants Attempting Enter Greece via Lesvos

Turkish authorities seized a total of 330 migrants who were attempting to cross the Aegean Sea and reach European shores on Greece's island of Lesvos, it was made public on Sunday. As Reuters reports, Turkish authorities in the area of...

Migrants Now Have Their Own Newspaper in Greece

A new newspaper called Migratory Birds is giving migrants around the world a voice, thanks to fifteen Afghan girls living in Greece. It was created by refugees for refugees, and it tells their own, sometimes unimaginable, stories of migration,...

Council of Europe Blasts Greece on Lesvos Migrants Camp

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović has released a harsh report about the harsh reality and the lack of social support that most unaccompanied migrant children are experiencing in Greece's so-called migrant hotspots. The Commissioner recorded her...

Migrants Try to Burn Woman Alive in Camp, Four Men Stabbed

A violent fight occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday at the Thebes migrant camp, where a woman was attacked by four individuals who attempted to burn her alive. Four migrants suffered knife wounds during the altercation and were...