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  • Human smugglers thrive amid refugee desperation in Greece

    August 17 2016 by Anna K. Poole, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Human smugglers thrive amid refugee desperation in Greece

    An estimated 1 million asylum-seekers flooded Europe last year from Syria, the Middle East, and North Africa, leaving the continent reeling as it struggles to address issues of humanitarian aid, viable resettlement policies, and legal documentation. But even as Europe bolts its borders, thousands of refugees are slipping out of sight.

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  • Baptists confront refugee crisis at Greek border

    March 7 2016 by Seth Brown, BR content editor | with 0 comments
    Baptists confront refugee crisis at Greek border

    “Europe faces an imminent humanitarian crisis,” warned the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees in a report that focused on the rapid build-up of migrants in Eidomeni, Greece. A team of North Carolina Baptists recently volunteered at the border crossing to Macedonia, where they aided desperate migrants and shared a message of hope.

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