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17 Dec 2014
The website of ‘Press TV’ reports that 300 protesting Syrian refugees have accepted the Greek government’s proposal to apply for asylum in Greece. They will get a temporary housing possibility, food and medical treatment and a tourist visa to the...
30 Oct 2014
The ‘Greek Reporter’ comments on the infant trafficking trade in the country. Reports are that infants currently sell for anywhere between 7,000 and 20,000 euros with different factors changing the price. Such factors include complexion...
22 Oct 2014
‘Standart News’ reports on six Bulgarians arrested in Greece for child trafficking. The police prevented the adoption of two babies and one older child with the price per child being between EUR 3,000 and EUR 10,000.
22 Oct 2014
‘Greek Reporter’ explains a report by Open Society Foundations that nothing has changed for Greece’s Roma as they continue to live, poverty-stricken in a prejudiced society. They note this heavily prejudices child development for...
29 Sep 2014
‘Novinite’ reports that seven people have been arrested by Greek police for trafficking babies from Bulgaria. The arrests are a result of Greek police officers posing as childless parents in order to uncover a criminal organisation...
06 May 2014
‘’ reports that young Roma in Corinth have formed an organisation called Romani Elpida (Romany Hope) where Roma youth from the area can come together to better their community and themselves. The organisation’s first...
04 Apr 2014
‘Travellers’ Times’ published an update about the case of ‘Maria’, labelled as the ‘blonde angel’ in media, who was discovered living not with her biological parents in Greece. The court case to establish...
03 Apr 2014
‘Ekathimerini’ reports that a report by Medecins Sans Frontieres found that migrants are being detained in Greece and held in ‘deplorable’ conditions which can have grave consequences for their health. The report is based on...
01 Apr 2014
‘Greek Reporter’ reports of a Greek NGO ‘Light of the World’ that has brought important changes into the lives of Roma children of Thessaloniki. These children, who did not attend school, were living in extreme poverty, are...
14 Mar 2014
‘Standart’ reports that a second child trafficking case was discovered in Greece. The 10-month-old girl was given to the couple by an intermediary who told them everything was legal and that the baby was abandoned by her mother in...


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