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Greek government extends lockdown at migrant camps

Greek government extends lockdown at migrant camps

Following a joint decision by the Migration, Health and Citizens’ Protection ministries, Greece announced an extension of its COVID-19 lockdown measures in the country’s migrant reception centres. It has been extended through…

Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 36 illegal immigrants 1

Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 36 illegal immigrants

Thirty-six illegal immigrants were rescued in the early hours of the morning by the Hellenic Coast Guard, in the sea area between the Turkish coast and the northwestern coast of Lesvos. The…

Only 22% of illegal immigrants on the Greek islands are women 2

Only 22% of illegal immigrants on the Greek islands are women

Between June 1- 7, 72 illegal immigrants arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from the previous week’s 55 arrivals but a decrease from last year’s 766 arrivals during the same period,…

burglary

Two illegal immigrants on Lesvos charged with burglary

Three cases of thefts were thoroughly investigated by the Mytilini Security Directorate, with the assistance of the Department of Criminological Investigations of the General Regional Police Directorate of the North Aegean and…

Mare Liberum

Migrant search and rescue ship denied entry into Lesvos

Residents on the island of Lesvos prevented the NGO ship ‘Mare Liberum’ to tie at the port of Mytilini for resupply on Thursday. The move was part of the continuing protests on…