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Refugees & Migrants
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Sep 20, 2017
Unaccompanied children line up for an evening meal at a detention facility run by the Greek police. © 2015 Kelly Lynn Lunde
Refugees & Migrants
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Sep 19, 2017

"Is it ever acceptable for children to be detained in dark and dirty police cells, without access to the most basic services? Of course not. But when it comes to unaccompanied migrant children, Greek authorities appear to think the answer is yes".

Refugees & Migrants
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Sep 19, 2017
Refugees & Migrants
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Sep 15, 2017

UNHCR report on the Greek Islands situation for July 2017.

The Fact Sheet ncludes information on new arrivals form Turkey and on the opperations coordinated by UNHCR and its partners in Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos, Leros, Rhodes and the other Islands of the Aegean sea.

Some 2,249 people arrived on the Aegean islands in July with the majority being Syrian and Iraqi. 60% of the new arrivals on the islands are women and children. Total population of concern on the Host Islands 8,551.