Katy Fallon

Katy Fallon

Katy Fallon is a journalist based in Greece focusing on migration and social affairs.

Greece

How the Greek island Lesbos became a stage for Europe's far right

Over a few days in March, the island once nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize became the epicentre of far-right violence.

How the Greek island Lesbos became a stage for Europe's far right

Greece

Greek man who shot at refugees accused of attempted murder

Man, 55, on Lesbos island says he believed men he shot at had trespassed on his property and claims he acted in defence.

Greek man who shot at refugees accused of attempted murder

Greece

Greece: 148 refugees test positive for COVID-19, all asymptomatic

Coronavirus outbreak at hotel in southern town becomes third Greek refugee site this month confirmed to have virus.

Greece: 148 refugees test positive for COVID-19, all asymptomatic

Refugees

Greece quarantines camp as 20 refugees test positive for COVID-19

People at Ritsona found to have infection but show no symptoms, following first recorded case of refugee with virus.

Greece quarantines camp as 20 refugees test positive for COVID-19

Greece

Greek refugee hotspot at breaking point as Turkey opens gate

Protests and vigilantism have soured the mood in Lesbos, and the latest Greek-Turkish spat could bring further tension.

Greek refugee hotspot at breaking point as Turkey opens gate

Europe

Lesbos on strike amid protests against migrant detention centres

A growing sense of crisis on the Greek islands which house thousands of migrants is leading to rising tensions.

Lesbos on strike amid protests against migrant detention centres

Europe

Refugee children amid crowds of protesters tear gassed on Lesbos

Tensions mount as asylum seekers living in Moria, a notoriously overcrowded Greek camp, rally against poor conditions.

Refugee children amid crowds of protesters tear gassed on Lesbos

Health

More than 100 children in Greece's Moria camp need urgent care

Healthcare out of reach for at least 140 children with complex, life-threatening conditions in notoriously crowded camp.

More than 100 children in Greece's Moria camp need urgent care

Refugees

'As we leave EU, we cannot abandon our compassion and humanity'

Child refugees in Greece are among those who would be affected if UK backtracks on Dubs amendment.

'As we leave EU, we cannot abandon our compassion and humanity'

Greece

Greece: Police accused of excessive force against protesters

Greek citizens, journalists, and international rights groups raise alarm amid growing reports of police-led violence.

Greece: Police accused of excessive force against protesters

Albania

Albania's earthquake victims claim state failing to provide aid

More than two weeks after deadly earthquake, some families who lost homes say they have received little to no aid.

Albania's earthquake victims claim state failing to provide aid

France

Being smuggled in a truck can be deadly. So why do people do it?

Refugees in Calais who attempt dangerous crossing to UK in trucks explain why they risk their lives.

Being smuggled in a truck can be deadly. So why do people do it?