At Least 3 Dead as Migrant Boat Sinks Off Mykonos, Greece
At least three people – two women and one man – drowned after a migrant boat capsized off the coast of Mykonos, Greece on Friday. After the incident, coast guard officers had observed two migrants swimming near the shores of...
EU Calls for Inquiry Into Greece’s Expulsion of Migrants
The EU has called on Greece to open an independent inquiry into video footage that emerged purportedly showing the forced expulsion of migrants at sea from Greek territory. The video footage was captured by an Austrian activist on the Greek...
Meet the Congolese Refugee Turned Businessman in Greece
Julien Makalou, a refugee from Congo, overcame several hardships to build a successful new life in Greece. Makalou, who was forced to flee from his home by political turmoil and persecution, is now the owner of a business based in...
EU Calls for Investigation into Alleged Migrant Pushbacks by Greece
The EU executive called on Wednesday for an investigation into alleged migrant pushbacks by Greece, which Athens is flatly denying. The announcement follows reports in the German media outlets Der Spiegel and ARD, according to which some of these operations...
EU’s Double Standards on Migrant Crisis in Greece and Lithuania
Greece and Lithuania are looking for ways to curb the flow of migrants from Turkey and Belarus. However, just because the situations are similar, does not mean the EU has dealt with them the same. This piece compares the...
Greece Criticized on Migrant Policy in US State Department Report
The US State Department’s annual report on human rights has criticized Greece over its treatment of migrants and asylum seekers.