Post Profile

Greek police escort refugee children to school

Police in a northern Greek village escorted refugee children to school Monday, as local parents protested the launch of a national programme to educate migrant youngsters. Around 100 police formed a corridor to enable some 40 puzzled-looking children from Syria and Afghanistan to enter the school at Profitis, a village a few kilometres (miles) north of Thessaloniki. A similar number of parents -- who had earlier padlocked the school gate -- waved Greek flags and hurled insults at local education authorities.
read more


Related Posts

UN Concerned by Law Enabling Police to Escort Migrants to Transit Zones

News / Independent News : RIA Novosti

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) was concerned at the entry into force today of a law enabling the Hungarian police to escort irregular migrants found within eight kilometers of the border with Serbia ...

Plan to Let Migrant Children Attend School Enrages Many Greeks

News : NYTimes: News

Citing health concerns and cultural differences, parents and officials in Greece want to keep refugee camp children out of local schools.

Greece Sends Migrants and Refugees Back to Turkey on First Day of New Deal

News : The Newsroom

The first migrants and refugees arrived back in Turkey from the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios this morning as a part of a new plan to limit migration to Europe. One image captures Turkish police escorting deported women as they ...

Parents In Northern Greece Say They Don't Want Refugee Children In Their Schools

News : Huffington Post

As the new school year kicked off in Greece, the country’s Ministry of Education announced a plan to enroll 22,000 migrant and refugee children in schools around the country. The children, who fled war and poverty, are stranded in c...

More Parent Groups In Northern Greece Speak Out Against Refugee Children Joining Schools

News : Huffington Post

Two parents associations in northern Greece voted last week to oppose refugee children attending their schools, publicly denouncing the government’s plans to include the children in the Greek education system. Following the example ...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC