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MSF warns of increasing assaults against children in Moria camp

Médecins Sans Frontières’ Greece Medical Coordinator Dr. Declan Barry told Newsweek that since mid-May, the organization has seen an average of one reported case of sexual assault per week, which adds up to at least 21 cases reported to MSF alone in less than five months. Barry said that those cases involved women, …

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15 injured and tents burned down when clashes break out in Moria camp

At least fifteen people were injured and transported to hospital and several tents turned to ashes when violent clashes between different ethnic groups of refugees and migrants broke out in the hot spot of Moria on the island of Lesvos on Tuesday night. The clashes started around 9:30 Tuesday night …

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Food poisoning in Souda camp sends 40 refugees and migrants to hospital

Dozens of refugees and migrants from Souda camp on the island of Chios were transported to the hospital as of Tuesday afternoon. Local media report that “according to all indications, the poisoning was caused by the chicken meal they had for lunch.” Two local catering companies in contract with the …

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Filippiada: Hepatitis in 3 refugee children halts school enrollment program

Three children from the refugee camp in Filippiada in Epirus, North-Western Greece, have been found to have been infected with the hepatitis virus, type A. The children were hospitalized with symptoms in the Arta where laboratory tests showed that they were infected with Hepatitis A. The findings resulted into the …

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Garbage bins on fire, tents burned down in refugee camp: Protest or scuffle?

protesters in Souda refugee camp on the island of Chios have reportedly set garbage bins on fire on Monday afternoon. The fire spread around and caused damage and panic. Burned to a big extend are two tents belonging to the UN High Commission for Refugees and to non-governmental organizations operating …

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Idomeni Camp: Evacuation of 8,199 refuges & migrants started

All eyes are on Idomeni camp this morning, where the evacuation started in the morning. Buses keep coming empty and leave the area full with people, taking them to organized facilities. The first buses take the people in the broader area of Thessaloniki, in Northern Greece. With the help of …

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Ellinikon Camp: Teenager migrant girl, 17, dies in ICU

A 17-year-old migrant girl from Afghanistan died in the Intensive Care Unit of Laiko Hospital in Athens where she going undergoing treatment for five days. According to Greek media, the girl was suffering from severe abdomen and stomach pain and she was taken to the hospital. She was allegedly suffering …

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Protesting farmers to camp with tractors outside Greek Parliament

Tension is high on the agenda and escalation is highly possible as protesting farmers threaten to camp outside the Greek Parliament together with their tractors. The farmers plan to come to Athens on Friday and raise their voices protest against the planned social security contributions and tax hikes. Despite the …

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