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In-depth: The New Arab has spoken with LGBTQI+ refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos to learn of their experience in the Moria refugee camp.

In-depth: The Greek authorities are deporting migrants on the Greek islands to Turkey in an expedited process - raising concerns over potentially illegal and prejudiced practices, reports Matt Broomfield.

Call to end 'abysmal conditions' for refugees in Greece

The New Arab

Call to end 'abysmal conditions' for refugees in Greece

A group of humanitarian organisations sent an open letter to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsiparis, demanding the government revokes its policy of trapping asylum seekers to the Aegean islands.

Refugees riot as tensions in Greek camps boil over

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

Refugees riot as tensions in Greek camps boil over

The pressure building on refugees stuck on Greek islands was bound to show eventually, reports Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

#StarvingForHumanity: Syrian refugees launch hunger strike in Greek camp

Sana Uqba

#StarvingForHumanity: Syrian refugees launch hunger strike in Greek camp

Twelve Syrian refugees, mainly from the Kurdish community, have launched a hunger strike in a Greek island migrant camp where they say they have ...

Katja Lihtenvalner

Desperate conditions in Greece's migration jails, despite reform promises

Investigation: Denial of medical treatment has led to deaths and miscarriages as those desperately seeking refuge from war are locked up in makeshift prisons, reports Katja Lihtenvalner.

The New Arab

Refugees in Europe battle to survive deadly winter

Snow storms and sub-zero temperatures have left at least six refugees dead as aid agencies make an urgent plea to help thousands of people ...

The New Arab

Refugee foil blankets used to create 'new EU flag'

A 'new EU flag' has been created by art students from metallic foil blankets used by refugees in the Greek island of Lesvos.

Karim Traboulsi

Isn't it funny? Beirut's clown activists tackle serious issues

A group of Lebanese performers are using farce to highlight the country's chronic crises - but also to cheer up vulnerable people affected by ...

China's Ai Weiwei pulls works from Denmark

The New Arab

China's Ai Weiwei pulls works from Denmark

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said he would withdraw from two exhibitions in Denmark to protest against a law that included rules on ...

The New Arab & agencies

Europe: Female migrants, refugees 'face violence and sexual harassment'

Women and girl refugees and migrants coming into Europe from places like Iraq and Syria face sexual violence on their journey, including from ...

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