EU and Greece Turn Backs on Refugees
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EU and Greece Turn Backs on Refugees

  ATHENS—Thousands of refugees arriving to Greece’s Aegean islands are caught in a dysfunctional reception system and are facing inhumane conditions, the international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. More than 14,000 people—more than 90 percent of whom are fleeing war-torn Syria—have crossed the Aegean sea from Turkey to the Dodecanese … Continue reading

Government to Syrian refugees at Syntagma Square: ‘Remaining here will get you nowhere’
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Government to Syrian refugees at Syntagma Square: ‘Remaining here will get you nowhere’

  In a questionable bid to persuade the Syrian war refugees camped in Syntagma Square opposite parliament demanding documents so they can travel to other EU countries, the interior ministry distributed a leaflet last week, urging them to give up their peaceful protest and apply for asylum as their only legal option. The leaflet  in … Continue reading