Showing posts with label Idomeni. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Idomeni. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Greece-FYROM border : 2,000 refugees relocated on first day of major police operation to evacuate Idomeni border camp

The first phase of a major police operation launched on Tuesday morning to clear Greece's largest makeshift refugee camp at Idomeni crossing on the Greece-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia border ended by sunset without problems, according to Greek officials.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Idomeni - Greece: Evacuation of large refugee camp on the border with FYROM [*]

The Greek authorities began to evacuate one of the largest makeshift refugee camps – camp idomeni, located on the border with FYROM [*]. Residents idomeni distributed by specially set up for refugees in multiple camps, reports the BBC.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Violence, use of teargas at Greek border "matter of great worry" – UN refugee agency

 UN, 11 April 2016 – The United Nations refugee agency today expressed concern about yesterday's violence at the border between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia near Eidomeni and the extensive scenes of teargas in use.

Hundreds of refugees injured after clashes with FYROM police at borders

Clashes erupted between migrants and police from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Sunday at Idomeni after a group of people attempted to dismantle the fence and cross the borders.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

'Dozens hurt' as police tear gas migrants on Greece-FYROM border.- NGO

Dozens of people were hurt on Sunday when police fired tear gas on a group of migrants as they tried to break through a fence on the Greece-FYROM [*] border, the medical charity Doctors without Borders (MSF) said.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Two refugees try to commit suicide near Greece-FYROM border crossing

Two refugees attempted to commit suicide by setting themselves on fire in protest of the closed borders at the makeshift camp near the Idomeni border crossing between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Greek national news agency AMNA reported on Tuesday.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Greek PM urges refugees to choose relocation process over risky illegal crossings into FYROM

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday urged refugees and migrants stranded in Greece to choose the safe legal relocation program in hospitality centers across the country rather than the illegal risky river crossings into neighboring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

Monday, March 14, 2016

Refugees in Greece camp seek escape route into FYROM [*]

More than a thousand refugees and migrants have left a camp near the northern Greek border after they tried to find a way around a border fence blocking their way into the former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Refugee crisis: Greek governor urges state of emergency

A regional governor has called on the Greek government to declare a state of emergency for the area surrounding the Idomeni border crossing where thousands of refugees are stranded due to border restrictions along the route towards Western Europe.

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