On Greece's Lesbos, migrants remain in limbo in squalid camps

On Greece's Lesbos, migrants remain in limbo in squalid camps
 

The flow of new arrivals has slowed to a trickle, but thousands of migrants remain in limbo on Greece's islands, in grim camps they liken to prisons.
Seven months since the European Union and Turkey signed a deal to shut off the route taken by a million people last year, boats now rarely arrive on Lesbos, once at the centre of the human tide. Beaches have been largely cleared of lifejackets and deflated rubber boats.
But nearly 6,000 migrants are stranded in the island's two camps, nearly twice their intended capacity. Few are even permitted to travel on to the Greek mainland. Many local... read more

 
10 October 2016 in World News, Views: 34
Source: Reuters
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