greece »

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 8, 2017 0

The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and UN agencies may be relatively easy to breach, potentially exposing the personal, location, and demographic data of tens of

Read More »
Afghan refugees in Greek camp: “If you kept animals in this situation, they would die”

Afghan refugees in Greek camp: “If you kept animals in this situation, they would die”

June 2, 2017 0

Hundreds of Afghan refugees in Greece would rather live in inhumane conditions than be forced to leave

Read More »
What ​will​ happen to migrants returned to Turkey?

What ​will​ happen to migrants returned to Turkey?

April 12, 2016 0

Last Monday, 202 migrants were put on ferries from Greece and deported back to Turkey. As the first group to be returned under the EU’s migration deal with Turkey, their departure from the

Read More »
What ​will​ happen to migrants returned to Turkey?

What ​will​ happen to migrants returned to Turkey?

April 12, 2016 0

Last Monday, 202 migrants were put on ferries from Greece and deported back to Turkey. As the first group to be returned under the EU’s migration deal with Turkey, their departure from the

Read More »
Top Picks: Asylum flaws, agri-food, and arsenic in the water

Top Picks: Asylum flaws, agri-food, and arsenic in the water

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 8, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top

Read More »
Rocky road: Disabled refugees battle through the Balkans

Rocky road: Disabled refugees battle through the Balkans

December 2, 2015 0

TABANOVCE 02 December 2015 (IRIN) - Since the beginning of this year, more than 700,000 migrants and refugees have taken boats from Turkey to Greece and made their way to Western Europe using

Read More »
The refugee crisis: time for some perspective

The refugee crisis: time for some perspective

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2015 0

LONDON 24 September 2015 (IRIN) - At the end of a long summer that has seen record numbers of migrants and refugees arriving on Europe’s shores, EU member states are still deeply divided

Read More »
The real winners of Greece’s elections: refugees

The real winners of Greece’s elections: refugees

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 26, 2015 0

ATHENS 26 January 2015 (IRIN) - The coming to power of a far-left party in Greece threatens to cause havoc for Europe's economy. But the landmark election could have a very positive effect

Read More »
In-Depth: On the frontlines of “Fortress Europe”

In-Depth: On the frontlines of “Fortress Europe”

November 21, 2012 0

ORESTIADA 21 November 2012 (IRIN) - Until a few months ago, Greece’s 200km border with Turkey represented the largest crack in the walls of “Fortress Europe”; it was the point where the majority

Read More »
MIGRATION: Influx shifts to Greek islands

MIGRATION: Influx shifts to Greek islands

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 5, 2012 0

MYTILENE 05 October 2012 (IRIN) - Just as Greece appears to have successfully stemmed the flood of undocumented migrants crossing the land border with Turkey, a new influx of migrants and asylum seekers

Read More »