Disinfection of Romani settlements in Greece to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (2020) (PHOTO: Roma Civil Monitor)
Czech lower house will not discuss accepting unaccompanied minor refugees - ANO, Communists, SocDems and ultra-nationalists opposed it1.12.2019 10:12 full story
"Czechs Are Helping" Initiative says number of families willing to house children from Greek refugee camps is rising, Interior Minister unmoved24.11.2019 9:54 full story
15.6.2018 17:13 A 34-year-old man shot dead a Romani girl in a settlement near Amfissa, Greece at the beginning of this month. On 4 June the gunman drove a truck into the settlement and fired his weapon. full story
23.6.2017 14:36 International and national NGOs in Greece are calling for a full investigation into the attacks on the Roma community that erupted in response to the death on 8 June of an 11-year-old-boy in the town of Menidi, according to the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC). A criminal investigation into the riots was launched as of 20 June, but suspects have yet to be arrested.
13.6.2017 21:40 Greek media are reporting that the Roma community of Menidi has been targeted with violence in response to the death of an 11-year-old non-Romani boy there. A Romani man has been accused of causing the shooting death of the boy on Thursday, June 8, when a stray bullet struck his head during an end of school celebration. full story
Czech Republic to receive 10 refugees from camps in Greece and as many as 80 Syrians from camps in Turkey28.7.2016 21:57 The Czech Republic will be receiving 10 refugees from camps in Greece on the basis of the redistribution quotas approved by the European Union last year. Three of the families from there have already undergone a security clearance. full story
Athens, 6.2.2007 18:33, (GHM) Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) congratulates the Athens Prefect Yannis Sgouros for his initiative to become the first Greek state high-ranking official to visit, on 30 Jnauary 2007, the Roma settlements in the Athesn area of Votanikos so as to raise awareness of the prevailing wretched situation and to contribute to the handling of the problem. His press release and pictures say it all. full story