Greece has announced it will shut a number of its overcrowded refugee camps on its outer islands, and set up closed holding centres as the country on the forefront of the migration crisis in Europe hardens
ATHENS — The Greek government said on Wednesday that it would replace intensely overcrowded migrant camps on the Aegean Islands with new centers that would be more restrictive of the migrants’ movements.
On 12 November, a former fishing vessel operated by Spanish NGO Salvamento Marítimo Humanitario left the port of Mitilini, Lesbos, in Greece. It had been stranded for almost a year after transporting than
Greek police have found 41 people alive in a refrigerated truck in a discovery that has underscored the extraordinary risk migrants are prepared to take to get into Europe. At least a third were found