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Evros border: Barbed-wire obstacles and additional border guards

Evros border: Barbed-wire obstacles and additional border guards

The Greek Armed Forces have begun setting up barbed-wire obstacles and battle positions, repairing lookout posts and installing lighting along the country’s border with Turkey in Evros. The works are taking place…

Construction of Evros border fence begins

Construction of Evros border fence begins

The construction of a fence running along a section of the Greek-Turkish land border in Evros, has started. In March this year, Turkey attempted to asymmetrically invade Greece with the use of…

Greek farmer beaten by Turkish asylum seekers is charged with racism 10

Greek farmer beaten by Turkish asylum seekers is charged with racism

An unprecedented incident happened on Tuesday afternoon in Fera, near the Delta of the Evros on the Greek-Turkish border, when five Turkish citizens that entered Greece illegally to seek political asylum, attacked…

Lesvos to be cleared of illegal immigrants by Easter 2021 11

Lesvos to be cleared of illegal immigrants by Easter 2021

All the illegal immigrants who are in Lesvos today will have left by Easter 2021, Greek Minister of Civil Protection Michalis Chrysochoidis told The Guardian. “They will all leave. Of the roughly…

Arsonists of the Moria camp have been detained 13

Arsonists of the Moria camp have been detained

Almost a week after the catastrophic fire that turned the Moria migrant camp to ashes and left thousands of illegal immigrants on the street without shelter, the Minister of Civil Protection, Michalis…