Greece Rescues 91 Migrants Stranded On Evros Islet
Footage emerged on Sunday showing a group of eighty migrants stranded on an islet on Evros river, on the border with Turkey.
Greek PM Orders Investigation into Migrant Expulsions
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis responded on Tuesday to the video purportedly showing the forced expulsion of migrants at sea from Greek territory calling the incident unacceptable and confirming an ongoing investigation. The video, presented by The New York Times,...
Damning Video Proves Greece Abandons Migrants at Sea Says NYT
A New York Times (NYT) investigation claims that Greece has abandoned migrants at sea in the latest scathing report by a major news organization regarding migrant pushbacks. The footage, taken by an Austrian activist on Lesvos last month, was brought...
Football Club Helps Migrants in Greece to Overcome Challenges
Migrants in Greece have set up a football team to earn recognition and through their skills combat racism and xenophobia. By Evan Bourtis In the December 2021 finals match of the Anexartito.com Summer Cup, organized by Greece’s largest amateur football league,...
Last of Lesbos Greek Grandmothers Who Helped Refugees Dies
Aimilia Kamvysi, the last of the three iconic grandmothers of Lesbos island who became a symbol of solidarity during the refugee crisis of 2015, has died at the age of 93, it was announced on Sunday. She was one of...
EU Parliament Mission Blasts Greece on Rule of Law
A European Parliament Committee that visited Greece this week warned that the rule of law in the country is facing very serious threats. The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties (LIBE) said that this worrying development is due to poor...
At Least Three Die as Migrant Boat Sinks Off Lesvos, Greece
At least three migrants died and several are missing after a migrant boat capsized and sank off the island of Lesvos, Greece on Tuesday. The boat carrying at least 41 migrants sank after crashing into rocks off the island’s coast,...
At Least Four Dead after Migrant Boat Sinks Off Leros, Greece
At least four migrants died and several are missing after a migrant boat capsized and sank off the island of Leros, Greece on Sunday. Three children died in a hospital on Leros island after being rescued from a remote part...
Europe’s Human Rights Body Slams Greece for ‘Criminalizing’ Refugee NGOs
The Council of Europe, the continent's human rights body, has criticized Greece for criminalizing NGOs and individuals assisting refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants. As the trial of a Syrian refugee and competitive swimmer whose story inspired the Netflix film The...
Greece Dismantles International Human Trafficking Ring
Police in Greece announced that it dismantled an international human trafficking ring that illegally transferred foreign nationals to Greece and facilitated their departure to other countries via Athens Airport. Police said that the ring was supplying them with the necessary...