Greek spy providing intelligence from Turkey caught by MIT op

Greek citizen Mohammed Amar Ampara, who was appointed to spy on Turkey on behalf of the Greek National Intelligence Organization (EYP), was apprehended by Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT). According to information received from security sources, thanks to their investigations, MIT discovered that the EYP used Greek citizen Muhammed Amar Ampara to spy on Turkey. … Read more

Greece’s migrant pushbacks are ‘shameful,’ Turkish rights body says

Greece’s pushbacks of migrants are “shameful,” the president of the Human Rights and Equality Institution of Turkey (TİHEK) said Monday. Speaking at a press briefing, Muharrem Kılıç announced the release of a report evaluating the pushback actions against asylum-seekers and irregular migrants from a human rights perspective. Kılıç said migrants who crossed to Greece were … Read more

Greece pushed back 42,000 asylum seekers since 2020: Report

A report by Turkey’s Ombudsman Institution said that Greece has pushed back nearly 42,000 asylum seekers since 2020. The report titled “Pushbacks and Drowning Human Rights in the Aegean Sea,” exposes the violation of international immigration law by Greece. According to the data from the Directorate of Migration Management that the report used, Greek forces … Read more

Afghan migrant killed by Greek forces at border, Turkey says

An Afghan citizen attempting to cross the Turkish-Greek border illegally was shot and fatally wounded by Greek border guards on Monday, the Turkish border guard said. Military police in Meriç, a border district near the Maritsa (Meriç) River in northeastern Turkey’s Edirne province, confirmed the death to Agence France-Presse (AFP) but did not comment on … Read more

Greece to extend border fence with Turkey by 80 km: Minister

Greece has its announced plans to extend its border fence with Turkey by 80 kilometers (50 miles) as pushbacks and Athen’s harsh treatment of migrants trying to cross over to the country continue. The existing 35-kilometer border fence is to be extended by 80 kilometers, Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis told the Skai radio station on … Read more

Greece violently pushes 94 migrants stuck on islet to Turkey

Greek authorities violently pushed back 94 irregular migrants, including 30 children, who were stuck on an islet off the Maritsa (Meriç) River for four days, a report said Monday, citing nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). The incident took place on May 22, 2022, near the Pithio village in the Didimotiho district, Efsyn daily reported. The irregular migrants, … Read more

Greece allegedly used plastic bullets against migrants in Aegean

Greek police allegedly injured two irregular migrants from Afghanistan as they were trying to cross the border from Turkey to Greece, according to security sources. The migrants, who were shot by plastic bullets, are currently being treated at a hospital, the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the … Read more