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Greece

2022

01

Sep

Greece should face more checks over asylum seeker treatment

Frontex human rights official says Greece ‘needs enhanced monitoring’ after claims asylum seekers being illegally expelled. Greek authorities should face more checks over how they manage asylum seekers trying to reach Europe, the lead official in charge of human rights at the EU’s border agency has said. Jonas Grimheden, fundamental rights officer at the European Border […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , The Guardian

12

Aug

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Five-year-old Syrian refugee stranded on Greek islet ‘dies from scorpion sting’

A five-year-old Syrian refugee is believed to have died on Tuesday on an unnamed Greek islet in the Evros River from a scorpion sting, according to reports. The young girl was among a group of 39 refugees and asylum seekers, who claim she died after the incident, Al Jazeera reported. The group say they were […]

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03

Aug

Pregnant migrant on boat pushed back by Greece gives birth on river

A pregnant migrant who was on a boat trying to cross the Maritsa (Meriç) River from Edirne province had to give birth on board after Greek elements pushed the boat back. Süheyla Rizai of Afghan origin gave birth on the boat in the middle of the river before the migrants were rescued by Turkish border […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRTHABER

17

Jun

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Greece pushed more than 41 thousand immigrants to death in the last 2 years

Greece uses brutal methods to push back migrants in Aegean waters. This time, the drama in the Aegean was the subject of the Ombudsman Institution’s report “Pulling back and drowning human rights in the Aegean Sea”. The report prepared by the Ombudsman Institution once again revealed that Greece’s cruelty knows no bounds. Accordingly, 41 thousand […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT

11

Feb

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Greece launches judicial probe of Turkish minority’s

Greece has launched a judicial investigation into a march for rights by members of the country’s Turkish minority that took place in July 2021. The march, which was organized by the Xhanti Turkish Union (ITB), one of the oldest and most influential associations of Greece’s Turkish minority, was attended by thousands of people and prominent […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT

25

Jan

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Greek government blamed for hunger crisis in refugee camps

Humanitarian groups have accused the Greek government of fomenting a hunger crisis in refugee camps with “conscious” policy choices that have left thousands unable to access food. Decisions aimed at deterring migrant flows had, they said, created an intolerable situation in which refugees have been left struggling to feed themselves for months. “It is unthinkable […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TheGuardian

2021

24

Dec

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Greece left immigrants to starvation

Announcing that Greece has stopped the payments allocated for asylum seekers from the European Union funds, the German aid organization accused the Greek government of leaving the refugees to starvation. This time, Greece’s obstacles to refugees were on Germany’s agenda. German aid organization Pro Asyl announced that the Greek government has stopped cash payments from […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT

20

Dec

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Greece to build additional wall on Turkish border

Greece will add 26 kilometers to the wall it has built on the border with Turkey. Speaking at the National Defense and Foreign Relations Committee of the Parliament, Civil Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos announced that the walls in Kastanies, which is located near the Evros river, will be repaired. Minister Theodorikakos stated that in addition […]

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Country: Greece
Source: Euronews

08

Dec

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Turkish minority again ignored in Greek report

Greece made the “Greek-Pomak” propaganda a state discourse. In the report accepted in the Parliament, the Turkish minority was ignored once again. Minorities were divided into three as “Turkish origin, Pomak and Roman”. It was noteworthy that the word “Turkish” was not used alone. The assimilation policy of Greece against the Western Thrace Turks was […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT

02

Dec

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EU Interpreter says Greece expelled him to Turkey in migrant roundup

The man’s story echoes complaints from human-rights groups that Greek authorities often expel asylum seekers indiscriminately and violently. For years, Greek officials have denied complaints from human rights groups that the country’s border agents have brutalized migrants and forcibly pushed them back into Turkey. They have dismissed the allegations as fake news or Turkish propaganda. […]

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Country: Greece
Source: NYTimes