Lesbos refugee camp at centre of Greek misuse of EU funds row
The conditions in which thousands of asylum-seekers are being detained on Lesbos has unleashed a furious political backlash in Greece, as financing of the island’s overcrowded Moria detention camp comes under scrutiny.
Tensions mounted after the defence minister, Panos Kammenos, filed a defamation action against three journalists, including the editor-in-chief of the Fileleftheros daily, after the publication of a report alleging misuse of EU funds.
Kammenos, who heads the leftist-led government’s junior partner, the rightwing populist Anel, accused the newspaper of defamation after it... read more
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