By: Mary Siring
(Kera Tepe Refugee Camp, Lesvos, Greece.) — Individuals from all parts of the world are building bridges and creating avenues of expression within Greek refugee camps with the arts.
Refugees waiting in Greek refugee camps are given food, shelter, and toiletries- the necessities. The next step in creating more humane conditions is creating avenues for expression and ways to pass the time for residents.
Continue reading The arts as treatment for trauma
By Melissa Deatsch
(Athens, Greece) — As the number of refugees flowing into Greece has lowered from the dramatically high numbers of 2015, the crisis has shifted focus to improving the quality of life of the refugees inevitably stuck in limbo for many months or even years.
Continue reading New dilemma in refugee crisis: how to educate refugees stuck in Greek limbo
By: Mallary Becker
(Athens, Greece) — Maryam Sultani is 19 years old, she came to Greece from Iran in 2016.
“We have an enemy in Iran and Afghanistan,” she said.
Her plan is to go to Sweden after Greece. She wants to learn English because she feels it is absolutely necessary; to be able to communicate with other people, just that. Continue reading English: The priority language among refugees in Greece
By Abigaile Kootsillas, 7/25/17
(Athens, Greece) — Greece’s far right-wing party, the Golden Dawn, is promising the possibility of protests if the government moves forward with plans to fully integrate refugee students with Greek students in the school system. Continue reading Alt-Right Greek party takes stance against refugee school integration