refugees in greece

From file: Migrants arriving on Lesbos | Photo: Marios Lolos/Xinhua/imago
From file: Evacuation of migrants at the closed camp for asylum seekers on Samos island, Greece, during the exercise 'Promachos 2021' organized by the Greek Ministry of Migration and Asylum, 22 October 2021 | Photo: ARCHIVE EPA / MICHAEL SVARNIAS
Refugees and migrants protest outside the refugee camp of Eleonas where they live, in Athens, on Thursday, November 4, 2021 | Photo: AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Close to 500 people gathered in Geneva to protest the government's actions | Photo: Valentine Flauraud/Keystone/picture-alliance
For many years, migrants have been trying to enter the EU by crossing the Evros River, which forms the border between Turkey and Greece | Photo: Ahmed Deeb/dpa/picture alliance

From file: Members of the Turkish Coast Guard take migrants, who were allegedly pushed back from the Greece side, on a boat during a patrol to search and rescue for migrants offshore the Ayvalik district in Balikesir, Turkey | Photo: EPA/Erdem Sahin
The migrants say they were beaten and bound upon arrival on Lesbos | Photo: Marios Lolos/Xinhua/IMAGO
From file: Refugees and migrants disembark from 'Blue Star Chios' ferry as they arrive at the port of Lavrio, Greece 29 September 2020 | Photo: Yannis Kolesidis / EPA

Children at the Reception and Identification Center in Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, Greece | Photo: Alessandr Di Meo / ANSA
Evacuation of migrants at the closed camp for asylum seekers on Samos island, Greece, during the exercise 'Promachos 2021' organized by the Greek Ministry of Migration and Asylum, 22 October 2021 | Photo: ARCHIVE EPA / MICHAEL SVARNIAS
27 migrants, rescued by a greek tanker, disembark from a vessel of Hellenic Coast Guard in the port of Kardamena, Kos Island, Dodecanese, Greece, 10 August 2022 | Photo: EPA / HELLENIC COAST GUARD
Detect and deter: one of the electronic surveillance pylons near the Greek-Turkish border that aims to detect migrants and deter them from crossing into Greece | Photo: Giannis Papanikos/AP/picture alliance