Greece urged to release migrants children from “dirty, crowded cells” by human rights organisation

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Greek authorities to free the 276 unaccompanied migrant children currently detained in...
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Greece rejected half of all asylum applications in the last two months

Greek authorities have rejected 11,000 asylum applications (48.2 per cent of the total) in the last two months of March and...
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Two more coronavirus cases confirmed in Lesbos migrant camp

Another two asylum seekers on Greece’s Lesbos island have tested positive for the coronavirus, doubling the total number of...
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Coronavirus storms migrants’ hostel in Greece: 150 cases found

Around 150 migrants in a quarantined hostel southwest of Athens, Greece, tested positive for coronavirus, according to an...
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Death of Iraqi migrant sparks unrest in a Greek camp

Protestors set fire to part of Vial camp on the Greek island of Chios after a 47-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker died. She had been...
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Greece: Another camp quarantined after migrant tests positive for coronavirus

Greek authorities have placed another migrant camp on its mainland in “full sanitary isolation” after a 53-year-old Afghan...
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Another 604 migrants sent to Greek mainland ahead of deportation

Another 604 migrants were transferred from the Greek islands of Samos, Chios and Lesvos to closed facilities on the mainland on...
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Greek migrant camps are an “ideal breeding ground” for coronavirus, experts warn

Humanitarian organisations have raised serious concerns for migrants living in overcrowded camps on the Greek islands in the...
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EU deploys more troops to Greek land border

An additional 100 border guards have been deployed to the Greek land border as part of a rapid intervention requested by Greek...
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