NGO claims Greek authorities are ‘pushing back’ Syrian refugees
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NGO claims Greek authorities are ‘pushing back’ Syrian refugees

Migrants claim they were beaten on uninhabited island before being cast adrift in Turkish waters In one incident, refugees say there were detained incommunicado and subjected to severe beatings on an uninhabited island after being apprehended by the Greek authorities before being set adrift in Turkish waters Refugees attempting to enter Greece are being systematically, illegally … Continue reading

Syrians Find No Refuge in Greece (WSJ)
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Syrians Find No Refuge in Greece (WSJ)

More Migrants Attempt Sea Journey but Find Hostile Greeting, Little Hope for Asylum LESVOS, Greece—On this Aegean island’s shores, Syria’s refugee crisis is crashing up against Greece’s migrant-policy mess. Mohamed Simo, a 28-year-old Web designer from Aleppo, Syria, wanted to avoid the limbo of refugee camps of Turkey and Jordan, so he paid smugglers to … Continue reading