Dozens of families are still accommodated in areas of a migrant camp in Lesbos where soil testing showed elevated lead levels two months after the Greek government confirmed that the areas were contaminated.
An independent inquiry has concluded that the suicide of 19-year-old Eritrean refugee Mulubrhane Medhane Kfleyosus in 2019 was due to a failure to address his mental health condition, The Guardian reports. Three of his fellow teenage refugees had already taken their own lives in the previous 16 months.
The exclusion of refugee children from the Greek education system reached record levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting reactions from across the education sector, Μembers of Parliament and civil society.
While much of the public’s attention has been focused on the thousands of unaccompanied minors currently in U.S. custody, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has quietly begun a policy of dropping off asylum-seekers in remote border towns along the deadliest stretches of the U.S.-Mexico divide.