The United Nations refugee agency is urging Greece's government to provide separate housing and washing facilities for women and children at island refugee camps, citing the risk of sexual violence.
The UNHCR says it has received reports from about 180 camp residents who say they have suffered some form of sexual or gender-based violence after arriving in Greece.
A military court in Thessaloniki has exonerated an army sergeant who was charged with refusing to serve at a refugee camp in Derveni, northern Greece, last year.
The court accepted the sergeant's claim that serving at the camp was not part of his responsibilities.
He had initially been disciplined on charges of insubordination last November.
Tensions mounted on Jan. 21 at refugee camps in Bangladesh holding hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims over an operation to send them back to Myanmar, from where they have fled following a military crackdown.
There is an irony to the phrase "European refugee crisis." If you are in Africa, the Middle East or South Asia, you know that the refugee crisis is felt most acutely in countries neighboring those in conflict. Now is the time for Europeans to address the seriousness of the issues we face. Greece is a good place to start, since it has been in the eye of the storm.
In a makeshift bamboo clinic, small children struggle to draw breath through surgical masks, victims of a forgotten but deadly disease that has torn through the teeming Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Turkish PM hands out food to Rohingya Muslims in refugee camp in Cox’s Bazaar