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NGOs accuse EU’s Frontex agency of pushing back migrants from Greek waters

NGOs accuse EU’s Frontex agency of pushing back migrants from Greek waters

Last week the Guardian report revealed that the Frontex vessels were involved in illegal maritime pushback exercises to forcibly push back migrants and refugees from entering the EU via Greek waters.  The Greek Coast Guard (HCG) has…

Human rights
In a human rights catastrophe Greece moves to pushback refugees

In a human rights catastrophe Greece moves to pushback refugees

An investigation conducted by The Guardian, which included interviews with five victims of pushbacks, 10 NGOs which are working across the Aegean Sea, including Human Rights Watch, Aegean Boat Report and Josoor, and a series…

Migrant workers
The displaced Moira migrants demand rescue from Lesbos Island after fire blazes camps

The displaced Moira migrants demand rescue from Lesbos Island after fire blazes camps

Moira migrants stranded in Lesbos Island are in dire straits as fire engulfed their refugee camps last week. Greece is confronting mounting requests from refugees uprooted by fire to either leave Lesbos or help deport…

Labour rights
Why Greece Is Merciless Is Expelling Migrants?

Why Greece Is Merciless Is Expelling Migrants?

Greece is not supporting of migrant movement and tales of abuse and atrocities continue to mount unabated.  There are confirmed reports that the Greek Coast Guard has been accused of abandoning asylum seekers close to…

Migrant workers
EU has another go at resolving Greece-Turkey migration crisis

EU has another go at resolving Greece-Turkey migration crisis

On Wednesday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held talks with the Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell at the Maximos Mansion in Athens to initiate Rome-Ankara conflict resolution over the ongoing migration crisis.…

Human rights
Syrian minor refugees’ tragedy in Greek borders

Syrian minor refugees’ tragedy in Greek borders

The refugees coming from Turkey to Greece crisis may amplify because of the risks of the new (COVID-19) spread, and their detention in harsh conditions, after the Greek authorities decided to deport dozens of minor…

Human rights
1,600 unaccompanied migrant children move from Greece to European countries.

1,600 unaccompanied migrant children move from Greece to European countries.

A group of European Union countries agreed to house 1,600 migrant children who arrived in Greece without their parents. The first group are likely to find shelter in Luxembourg by next week, according to Yelva…

Human rights
Greece tightens its policy towards immigrants

Greece tightens its policy towards immigrants

By Victoria Hudson. Under pressure of the angry Aegean Islands, the conservative Greek government tightened its policy towards immigrants and put in place plans to build a floating wall that would block ships and immigrant’s…

Human rights
Protests in Greek islands and the sad reality of economic migrants

Protests in Greek islands and the sad reality of economic migrants

LESBOS – The Greek islands of Lesbos, Samos and Chios organized a general protest, closing public services, with street demonstrations scheduled later in the day, to request the immediate removal of thousands of migrants hosted…

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