15 / 06 / 2023
Just 0,07% of 819m border budget to Greece earmarked for Search and Rescue
As the European Commission chastises Greece for violent pushbacks and European officials express their grief over the deadly Pylos shipwreck, Greek authorities have been granted more than twice the amount of EU funding for border management from 2021 to 2027, compared to the previous grant.
12 / 05 / 2023
EU Details Violations at Greece’s ‘Model’ Refugee Camps
Internal EU documents show Greece’s ‘new generation’ of refugee camps struggle to provide accommodations in line with asylum standards.
04 / 05 / 2023
Is Edelman following Predator?
The president and CEO of a Greek company linked to communications giant Edelman attended an event organized on the Greek spyware scandal. That raises questions about whether Edelman is involved in the issue’s communication management on behalf of the Greek government. Solomon reveals documents extending Edelman's contract with the government.
29 / 04 / 2023
Surviving hell in Samos: Beaten, robbed, and pushed back from Greek ‘paradise’
Following a months-long investigation, Solomon has been able to locate and document for the first time the picturesque spot on the Greek island, where ten asylum seekers were detained, abused, and robbed by masked men before being cast adrift in the Aegean sea.
26 / 04 / 2023
After a personal data breach affecting 10 million customers, Cosmote & OTE appeal to cancel fine
Greece’s biggest telecommunications group seeks to overturn a €9.25 million fine following a breach of user records that exposed the data of millions of subscribers. The fine could have reached €130 million, according to the National Data Protection Authority.
19 / 04 / 2023
Hawala: The bankers of irregular migration
The absence of legal migratory routes towards Europe has raised the importance of entrusted intermediaries that operate through the ‘hawala’ system and serve both as a bank for smugglers and as an insurer for migrants.
13 / 04 / 2023
Tal Dilian: How Mr Predator attempted to save his image
His name is linked to wiretapping scandals in Cyprus & Greece – the former Israeli intelligence officer is one of Europe’s most controversial figures. Solomon’s OSINT investigation reveals how a months-long campaign attempted to create a positive online narrative about Tal Dilian and his business activities.
27 / 03 / 2023
Their sons were murdered by Neo-Nazis. Now they vow to keep their memory alive.
Serpil Temiz Unvar and Magda Fyssa, who lost their sons to racist crime in Germany and Greece, join forces to fight against far-right violence—so that the murders stop.
23 / 03 / 2023
Pushbacks: MEPs ask for explanations after a report by Solomon & El País reveals mistreatment and exploitation of refugees
The president of the LIBE Committee and Spanish MEPs have asked the EU to investigate recent revelations and have proposed making adherence to human rights law a condition for the allocation of EU funds to Greece.