Tag: Moria camp

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Lesvos 4 month state of Emergency Declared

The island of Lesvos was declared in state of emergency for four days starting from today Wednesday by order of Deputy Civil Protection and Management Crises Minister Nikos Hardalias and the general…

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Illegal immigrants attack another church on Lesvos

Continuing the never ending stream of church attacks by illegal immigrants on the Greek island of Lesvos, Saint Catherine in the town of Moria, has become the latest victim. This is only…

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Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos vandalised by refugees

Images are emerging of a Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos which was vandalised by refugees. On Monday, more than 500 refugees grouped together to head down to the port of Mytilini from…

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The Migration crisis: Weekly snapshot (10 – 16 February 2020)

Greece’s Government announced this week that it is holding off plans to build new closed migrant detention camps on the Greek islands, to allow for negotiations with local authorities who strongly oppose…

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The Migration crisis: Weekly snapshot (03 – 09 February 2020)

We continue our weekly snapshot on the migrant crisis on the Greek islands from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The latest figures concern the arrivals of migrants…

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Greek police arrest 40 migrants over Mytilene riots

Yesterday, after 2,000 refugees from Moria camp began marching towards the capital of Mytilene to protest against poor living conditions and faster processing of their asylum cases, residents on the eastern Aegean island have demanded a response…

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Moria Camp in Lesvos reaches staggering 12,000 migrants

Migrants at the Moria Reception and Identification Center in Lesvos island have reached a staggering 12,000 at facilities that are designed to house only up to 3,000, the center’s officials reported on…

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Over 600 migrants land on Lesvos over the weekend

Over 600 migrants of different nationalities reached Lesvos over the weekend, pushing the total number of people seeking asylum on the island to above the 11,000 mark. On Friday 98 people reached…