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CoE Rights group slams “inhumane” treatment of migrants in Greece

The Council of Europe rights body Tuesday condemned the “inhuman and degrading treatment” of migrants and asylum seekers held in Greece, adding it had credible allegations of abuse by police. “Foreign nationals deprived of their liberty by the Greek authorities must be treated humanely and with dignity,” the Council’s European …

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Iraqi refugee family target of Molotov cocktail bombs attack in Thessaloniki

Unknown perpetrators staged an attack with Molotof cocktail bombs against an apartment where refugees from Iraq have been living in Neapoli, Thessaloniki, northern Greece. At the time of the attack, two women and eight children aged 1 to 15 years, were sleeping inside the home, state broadcaster ERT TV reported. …

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UNHCR: Greece made progress in the management of the refugee crisis

“Greece has made progress in the management of refugee crisis,” said Philippe Leclerc, representative of UNHCR in Greece stressing that “there has been progress in the living conditions of the refugees when compared with those existing five years ago. Addressing the Thessaloniki Regional Forum 2019 on Saturday evening, Leclerc said …

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