The conditions are sub-par in most of Greece’s state-run refugee camps, but at Oinofyta the refugees themselves share responsibility for running the organization. Many say they’ve been able to regain their dignity.
Nearly one million migrants passed through Serbia at the height of the European refugee crisis. Almost none wanted to stay. But Safaa Alobaidi has a very different story. He came a decade ago — and doesn't want to leave.
Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees within two years. NGOs viewed the deal with skepticism, saying it doesn't fully address safety and resettlement concerns.
The camp closed on October 31 after the court had found it unconstitutional. But the 600 refugees have refused to move due to fears that locals may attack them.
The Bundestag has commemorated the Holocaust, for the first time with the far-right AfD present. In her speech, Auschwitz survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch praised Germany's "courageous gesture" in accepting refugees.
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