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17 Jan 2018
''Tensions are growing on Chios as residents of the areas close to the disused factory housing hundreds of migrants have literally blocked the government’s efforts to expand the facility as people keep arriving on the island in boats from...
16 Jan 2018
Al-Monitor reports that more than 12,000 Turks applied for asylum in Europe for the first time in 2017, according to Eurostat. This figure is triple what it was the year preceding the failed coup and is the highest it has been in the past decade....
16 Jan 2018
Reuters reports that ''Greece, Jordan and Cyprus called for more effective support to countries on the frontline of the Middle East refugee crisis on Tuesday and pledged to deepen cooperation on a host of issues from water management to protection...
16 Jan 2018
According to the Council of Europe, ''in the final working days of 2017, the organisation received confirmation of important financial support for the second phase of the project on the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees from Italy and...
16 Jan 2018
''More than 350 refugees and migrants live in the provincial capital of Kavala in Northern Greece. During the refugee influx of 2016, most residents had welcomed or at least tolerated the newcomers to their picturesque town that was built by...
15 Jan 2018
An article presented by the Washington Post aims to shed light on the living conditions of refugees currently in Moria, Lesvos. ''The first thing you notice is the smell: the stench from open-pit latrines mingling with the odor of thousands of...
17 Dec 2017
On 17th of December, Arabian Aerospace Online News Service published an article entitled "EAG supports Syrian refugee children in Greece". The writer has reported that Etihad Aviation Group has helped more than thousand Syrian refugee children in a...
12 Dec 2017
According to 'Reliefweb', 2000 of unacompagnied refugee children in Greece are sleeping in winter waiting for shelters. They are living in a hazardous conditions,in tents without medical insurance and any legal protection. Because of a gap of...

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01 Dec 2017
COUNTDOWN TO WINTERCountdown   #OpenTheIslands (Athens, December 1, 2017) – The Greek government, with the support of European Union leaders, should act now before the onset of winter to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 12 human rights and...
22 Nov 2017
(Athens, November 22, 2017) – The Greek government, with the support of EU member states, should act now to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 20 human rights and aid groups said today. The policy forces asylum seekers arriving on the Greek islands...

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