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When the EU-Turkey refugee preliminary accord saw the light of day on March 8th, humanitarian organisations and the United Nations didn't need much time to raise their moral and legal concerns.
Where is the solidarity within the European Union? Paul Hahnenkamp analyses the response to the growing humanitarian crisis in Greece in the context of European and national politics of the present day and recent years.
"What is remarkable is the fact that the local people, despite their limited time due to work and family engagements, are attuned to the situation and constantly try to meet the needs of the refugees, offering any help (material or psychological) they can."
While governments and institutions are often not doing enough to assist refugees, many citizens have been pro-actively helping in many ways.
European citizens are volunteering at support centres for asylum seekers in key European transport hubs.
The Migrant Crisis reveals deep issues in Europe
From enormous fences to far-right violence - the mis-management of migration policy and lack of a coherent and united approach are creating huge issues in European society.
Can Europe tackle the immigration crisis unfolding on its doorstep without compromising its fundamental values?
Many displaced people escaped from wars to find a better life in Europe
Thousands of migrants risk their lives to get to Europe by crossing the Mediterranean. They do so to escape war, persecution or poverty. Many do not survive the journey.
Illegal immigration into Europe puts a strain on our societies' fabric as people see their neighborhoods transform rapidly.