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Afghan Migrants Living in Appalling Conditions in Athens

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Hunger Strike in Greece in Protest of Pakistani Migrant Death

“Hunger strike in Greece against Pakistani’s death,” from AFP (reposted by Dawn News): The strike at the centre in Amygdaleza, which is 10km from Athens, comes after the death of Mohamed Asfak on Nov 6, who had been held there … Continue reading

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The British Government Launches £2m Project in Greece to Assist in Migrant Repatriation

“UK launches  £2m project in Greece to assist repatriation of migrants,” by Helena Smith for the Guardian: The British government has launched a £2m project in Greece to assist the repatriation of migrants to countries in Africa, Asia and the … Continue reading

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Over 90 Migrants Rescued and Traffickers Detained Off Greece

“Over 90 migrants rescued off Greece: coastguard,” from the AFP (reposted by Hurriyet Daily News): The Greek coastguard has rescued more than 90 migrants sailing off the south of the country after their boat ran into trouble in bad weather, … Continue reading

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Greece Border Checks Puts Refugees at Risk

“Immigration: Greece; border checks put refugees at risk,” from ANSAmed: Stricter inspections along the Greek-Turkish border are forcing refugees from war-torn countries to choose increasingly risky escape routes, daily Kathimerini online reports quoting human rights groups as saying on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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