Refugee camp

Migration pressure building

A spike in migrant flows over the last month to islands in the northern and eastern Aegean has put fresh pressure on the country's already overcrowded reception centers, to the frustration of Greek authorities which are reportedly exploring different options.

Migrants on the island of Lesvos find refuge on soccer field

A 10-minute walk from Europe's largest refugee camp, across olive groves and open land scattered with thorns and wildflowers, sits a nondescript yet remarkable soccer field.

It's a place where residents of the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesvos can briefly forget about their tiny container-homes and crowded tents and instead worry about corner kicks and throw-ins.

Samos protest against schooling for migrant children continues

Numerous parents of pupils at a primary school on the eastern Aegean island of Samos kept their children away from classes on Monday in protest at the admission of children from the island's refugee camps.

According to reports, 106 out of 150 pupils at the Ano Vatheos school did not attend.

Cameroon migrant dies at Greek refugee camp, cause unknown

Greek authorities are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man from Cameroon who was taken to a hospital from a sprawling refugee camp on the island of Lesvos.

Migration Minister Dimitris Vitsas said the cause of the man's death hasn't been established yet. He died after being transported from the Moria camp before dawn Tuesday.

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