December 23, 2016 / Time
Aryn Baker
Being granted asylum means making a snap decision that will change your future forever.
Image by Emily Kassie. Turkey, 2016.
December 23, 2016 /
Malia Politzer, Emily Kassie
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Taimma Abazli, 24, holds her new baby Heln in their tent at the Karamalis camp in Thessaloniki. Image by Lynsey Addario for TIME. Greece, September 2016.
December 19, 2016 /
Lynsey Addario, Aryn Baker
Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave birth through their newborns’ all-important milestones: first smiles, first meals, first steps.
Taimaa Abazli, 24, holds her new baby Heln in their tent at the Karamalis camp in Thessaloniki. Image by Lynsey Addario for TIME. Greece, 2016.
December 19, 2016 / Time
Aryn Baker, Lynsey Addario, Francesca Trianni
How do you keep a family together when you've lost everything? TIME follows Syrian refugees as they give birth in Greece, and raise their children in uncertainty.
Yassin Abuukar, Kowthar Adraman and Kamal Hassan at Moria refugee camp on Lesbos.  The three Somali journalists seek asylum in Euripe. Image by Jeanne Carstensen. Greece, 2016.
December 6, 2016 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
Like many journalists in Somalia, they have been targeted by Al-Shabab. But despite the dangers they face at home, under the EU-Turkey agreement they face likely deportation back to Turkey.
Hundreds of refugees and migrants walk down a road in Greece near the Macedonian border on Feb. 26, 2016. Less than two weeks later, this border closed. Image by Jeanne Carstensen. Greece, 2016.
November 2, 2016 / GlobalPost
Jeanne Carstensen
The EU’s asylum policies are failing. And conditions in Greece are so bad, many desperate Syrians see no other option.
A woman and her children at Softex refugee camp in northern Greece. Image by Jeanne Carstensen. Greece, 2016.
October 27, 2016 / KSFR
Jeanne Carstensen
Journalist Jeanne Carstensen about the refugee crisis in Greece seven months after closed borders and EU-Turkey deal left 60,000 Syrians and others stranded there.
Refugees were evacuated to camps like this one, in Larisa, Greece. It is located on a fenced gravel lot dotted with tents, off the side of a divided highway lined by fields the color of sand, over three-hours drive from Athens in one of the hottest, driest parts of the country. More than 800 Afghans and Syrians were deposited here, in the middle of nowhere, by government busses, with no information on why or for how long. Image by Frederick Atax. Greece, 2016.
October 1, 2016
Sonia Shah
Tens of thousands of people fleeing bombs and beheadings are trapped in squalid refugee camps and ad hoc settlements across Greece. Will the country's tattered health system be able to prevent an...
September 23, 2016 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
A detention center established by the EU to process refugees arriving in Europe was destroyed in a recent fire.
Leen Issa
August 28, 2016 / Women's Refugee Commission
Jodi Hilton
Refugee women and girls are in urgent need of protection as they seek safety in Turkey, Greece and in destination countries in Western Europe.
Many were evacuated to camps like this one, in Larisa, Greece. It’s located on a fenced gravel lot dotted with tents, off the side of a divided highway lined by fields the color of sand, over three-hours drive from Athens in one of the hottest, driest parts of the country. More than 800 Afghans and Syrians were deposited here, in the middle of nowhere, by government busses months ago, with no information on why or for how long. Image by Frederick Atax.
August 26, 2016 / Untold Stories
Sonia Shah
Over 50,000 people fleeing Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere are being held in military-run camps across Greece—with limited access to health care, in part due to the economic crisis in Greece.
Refugee camp
August 23, 2016 / BBC, PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
A new report from the Women’s Refugee Commission documents deteriorating conditions for refugees trapped in Greece. Host Jeb Sharp speaks with reporter Jeanne Carstensen in Lesbos.
Athens refugees
August 21, 2016 / The Nation
Sonia Shah
As fans cheered on Team Refugee in Rio, thousands of refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere suffered epidemics of scabies and dysentery in derelict Olympic stadiums in Athens.

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