Macedonia has restricted entrance to Afghan refugees, claiming they're not from war zones. The EU has expressed its concern while Greece faces the spectre of hundreds of thousands of refugees with nowhere to go.
When hundreds of refugees camped out in Athens in 2015, the women's organization Melissa Network found itself at the forefront of the crisis. It has grown to become a thriving space for the empowerment of refugee women.
Europe's refugee crisis worsened on Tuesday as Macedonia tightened its border controls - due to border restricions by countries to its north. Austria will meet with its Balkan neighbors on Wednesday.
A migrant has been fatally electrocuted at the border between Greece and Macedonia. The death came as police and stranded migrants clashed for a second day.
Amnesty has urged European nations to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to their home country. The human rights group said the policy risked exposing those affected to death and torture.
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