Cyprus

The European Union Puts Pressure on Syrian Refugees through a Deal with Lebanon

May 19, 2024

The European Union is working to sign an agreement with Lebanon worth one million euros to reduce the number of Syrian refugees in Europe. According to the German News Agency – Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) –, the European Union plans to stop the flow of Syrian refugees from Lebanon. The deal aims for the European Union […]

Despite the human rights rejection, Cyprus renews its demands for the EU to declare Syria a safe zone

January 29, 2024

The Greek island of Cyprus has renewed its demands to the European Union Commission to consider Syria a safe zone, in light of the continued influx of refugees into its territory, while the United Nations and human rights bodies insist that the conditions in Syria do not allow enabling or facilitating the return of refugees. […]

Statistic: Half of the migrants to Cyprus this year are Syrians

December 3, 2023

Media outlets have reported that the Syrians who arrived in Cyprus this year constitute about half of the new arrivals to the Mediterranean island, apparently after a rare route to travel to Europe became popular this summer, enabling small boats sailing from Syria to reach Cyprus directly. On Tuesday, November 14, the local Cypriot newspaper […]

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