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Writing by Patrick Keddie

Category Archives: Migrants in Greece

Perilous Journeys: Migrants Risking their Lives Crossing the River Evros to Reach Greece

The Greek authorities, with support from the EU agency Frontex, have drastically reduced the numbers of migrants reaching the Greek mainland or islands by sea.  Since 2010, the vast majority … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Migrants in Greece (Part 3/3): An Epidemic of Racist Attacks

The financial crisis may have increased solidarity between many people in Greek society but it has also exacerbated tensions and led to what Human Rights Watch describes as a rising … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

Migrants in Greece (Part 2/3) – A Rapidly Deteriorating Health and Social Crisis

“This is my castle!” says Khaled Abdulrahim, 33, pointing to his home – an abandoned train carriage under a bridge near to Athens’ Larissa Station.  Nearly 50 men, mainly from … Continue reading

May 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Migrants in Greece (Part 1/3) – An Impossible Situation

Greece:  The Gateway to Europe Greece is now the primary gateway to the European Union (EU) for desperate refugees and economic migrants; by the end of 2010 around 90% of … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment