They’re also going after journalists: One German photographer fled after being beaten by a mob who threw his cameras into the sea.
“There’s one shower every 200 people, a toilet every 90 people."
In January, photographer Elliot Ross documented the arrival of some of the last asylum seekers entering Europe through the Greek islands.
Software and poetry combine to reproduce the sky as thousands of years ago.
The visit crystallized the Pope's repeated and increasingly urgent pleas to Europe's leaders to remain compassionate in their handling of the refugee crisis.
More than 120 people were returned to Turkey from the Greek islands on Friday morning as Amnesty International slammed "appalling conditions" in Greek detention centres.
Watch 'Where Land Meets Sea,' a 3D-scanned tour of the impact of refugees on Lesbos.
VICE News was at one of the Turkish ports where the first boats carrying migrants arrived from Greece on Monday under the terms of a controversial new EU deal.
At least two Syrians and dozens of Afghans are among the more than 200 migrants deported from Greece as the controversial EU-Turkey deal comes into effect.
On the Greek island of Lesbos, one man who previously had no experience working with the dead has taken on the job of giving Muslim burials to the refugees and migrants who don't make it.
Just hours after an agreement aimed at stymieing the flow of migrants into Europe took effect, VICE News saw an overcrowded boat arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos with two lifeless bodies aboard.
Food activism group No Border Kitchen serves thousands of meals to refugees every day, setting up in the street or squats. I join them in Lesbos, half a mile from the island’s ferry terminal.