Greece has resumed deporting refugees. 124 people were sent back to a port on the Turkish coast amid protests.
A district court in Germany has convicted three Syrian smugglers to several years imprisonment. The trial centered on the deaths of 13 refugees in the Mediterranean.
A filthy prison instead of a safe haven: Iranian refugee Arash Hampay joined a hunger strike on Lesbos to protest the dire living conditions at the Moria asylum center. Thousands of refugees are detained there.
Once again, riots broke out at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos this week. Local politicians and migration experts are striving for solutions.
Bracing for a record tourist season, Greece is trying to lure back travelers to islands hit hardest by the refugee crisis. In doing so, though, hoteliers are spurning bids by aid groups to rent rooms to refugees.
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