Incidents of fire and clashes between refugees and a section of hostile natives have also been reported on the island.
Conditions in Moria and other refugee camps in Greece have deteriorated further due to the increased inflow of migrants after Turkey opened its borders allowing them to cross over to Europe
The right-wing government in Greece has slowed and suspended the asylum application process, increasing the number of inhabitants in the camps
The residents of Lesvos, Samos and Chios islands in Greece are observing a complete shutdown on Thursday, in opposition to the government’s move to build more detention centers for refugees and asylum seekers
People of Lesbos have given a call to resist the government’s decision to build more detention centers for asylum seekers.
A massive strike was held in Greece on February 18 against a bill that calls for privatizing social security. Workers staged mobilizations in over 60 places with tens of thousands marching in Athens alone
The conservative government in the country is pushing a bill to reduce the salaries of LARCO workers and subsequently privatize the state-owned company
Thousands of people from progressive sections across Greece took part in a massive demonstration protesting the ratification of the Greece- US defence deal.
The new Greece-US Defense Cooperation Agreement seeks to upgrade and extend the US bases in Greece and is likely to further integrate the country with NATO maneuvers
One of the boats capsized in the Ionian Sea near Paxi, Greece while the other accident took place in the Aegean Sea near Cesme in Turkey. 29 people were rescued
The workers of the OTE telecom company have been on strike since the last week of December, demanding a single collective contract for all workers in the OTE Group
There is a strong demand for repealing the social security reforms proposed by the New Democracy (ND)-led government in the country. The reforms encourage privatization across sectors