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.
Hussein K., who sought asylum in Germany, has received a life sentence for a crime that made international headlines. He had previously been convicted of assaulting a woman in Greece, but was released from prison early.
After a period of quiet following the closure of the Balkan route, people smugglers have returned to northern Greece and profits continue to roll in. Pavlos Zafiropoulos reports from Thessaloniki.
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.
Hussein K. has testified before the court, as his trial for murdering a student begins. He arrived in Germany as an asylum seeker despite having been previously arrested in Greece for almost killing a woman.
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