Tagged: Greece

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Dec 06, 2021

Pope Francis Visits Lesvos, Calls for Migrant Protection

Dec 06, 2021

Pope Francis Visits Lesvos, Calls for Migrant Protection Pope Francis returned to the island of Lesvos, Greece on Sunday, five years after first seeing the plight of migrants there, only to find that not much had changed.

Oct 08, 2021

Protecting Refugees in Both Body and Mind

Oct 08, 2021

Protecting Refugees in Both Body and Mind On World Mental Health Day hear about the dedication of HIAS staff.

Jun 01, 2021

How HIAS Came to Work With LGBTQ Refugees

Jun 01, 2021

How HIAS Came to Work With LGBTQ Refugees While LGBTQ outreach is not a core part of HIAS’ work, it is vitally important and has had a profound impact on many hundreds of LGBTQ refugees' lives.

Apr 05, 2021

Listen: Podcast Explores Life on Lesvos

Apr 05, 2021

Listen: Podcast Explores Life on Lesvos Listen to the latest Crossing Borders podcast episode to learn more about the refugee crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos.

Sep 18, 2020

After Moria Disaster, What Comes Next?

Sep 18, 2020

After Moria Disaster, What Comes Next? The destruction of Europe's largest refugee camp has left 10,000 refugees and asylum seekers homeless and with little information about where they are headed next.

Sep 11, 2020

Fire Destroys Moria Refugee Camp, Leaving Thousands Homeless

Sep 11, 2020

Fire Destroys Moria Refugee Camp, Leaving Thousands Homeless More than 12,000 refugees and asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesvos are now without shelter or access to any basic services.

Aug 17, 2020

Strict New Regulations Limit NGOs Helping Refugees in Greece

Aug 17, 2020

Strict New Regulations Limit NGOs Helping Refugees in Greece When new regulations issued in Greece earlier this year suddenly hampered refugee agencies’ ability to help people seeking asylum, the HIAS Greece legal team knew they had to fight back.

Mar 30, 2020

As COVID-19 Responses Threaten Refugee Rights, HIAS Pushes Back

Mar 30, 2020

As COVID-19 Responses Threaten Refugee Rights, HIAS Pushes Back As HIAS staff members around the world find safe ways to deliver vital services and care for clients, they are also fighting for the needs and rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the countries where HIAS operates.

Mar 10, 2020

Opinion: Both the E.U. and the United States Are Endangering Refugees

Mar 10, 2020

Opinion: Both the E.U. and the United States Are Endangering Refugees Refugees are being mistreated at the border between Turkey and Greece, and the situation is similar to the one at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Nov 13, 2019

Conditions in Greek Refugee Camp Continue to Deteriorate

Nov 13, 2019

Conditions in Greek Refugee Camp Continue to Deteriorate The situation in the Moria refugee camp can be justifiably characterized as a humanitarian crisis.