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Unsafe and inhumane living conditions at the Moria reception and identification center for refugees, Greece Copyright: Terre des hommes Hellas 

25 Mar 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'   Open letter signed by 121 Organizations To The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou The President of the Hellenic Parliament, Constantine An. Tassoulas...
05 Mar 2020
According to Eurostat, children are exposed to the highest risk of poverty and social exclusion. In Slovenia and the Czech Republic, the rates were 13.1% and 13.2%, while in Romania and Bulgaria it was 38.1% and 33.7%. In 2018, in the EU, the rate...
29 Apr 2019
The National Herald reports that the number of unaccompanied minors (UAM) seeking asylum in Greece has increased in 2018, at the same time warning about the complaints from the activists in Greece that those minors are being 'routinely locked up in...
14 Mar 2018
We are delighted to announce that the theme for this year’s International Day for Street Children will also launch CSC’s global campaign to implement the UN General Comment No21 on Children in Street Situations. We believe that implementation of...
21 Jul 2016
The UNHCR reports that living conditions at the makeshift camp next Röszke are dire. Some 700 people share one cold water tap and ten mobile toilets which are cleaned every two or three days. People hang donated blankets from tree branches to...
15 Jul 2016
UPI reports that there are new arrivals in the once-grand park of Pedion tou Areos in central Athens. Among the drug dealers and dog walkers, joggers and junkies, are a shifting cast of refugee children. Lured into the vastness of its ruined tree-...
18 Jun 2016
Aljazeera reports that as the United Nations commemorates World Refugee Day on Monday, many Elliniko residents say they are struggling with overcrowding, unsanitary food and a lack of adequate medical services amid soaring illnesses in the camp. ...
12 Jun 2016
The Turkish weekly reports that experts have expressed alarm that the already high figure of child laborers in Turkey, which numbered almost 1 million in 2012, has been increasing, as millions of Syrian refugees try to earn a living after crossing...
29 May 2016
The New York Times reports that three days and three sunken ships are again confronting Europe with the horrors of its refugee crisis, as desperate people trying to reach the Continent keep dying at sea. At least 700 people from the three boats are...
16 Apr 2016
Relief Web reports that an estimated 2,000 unaccompanied children who travelled alone to Europe or lost their families along the way are now stranded in Greece following recent border closures, while only 477 shelter spaces are available for these...

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