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Doubts simmer over EU plan to fund new refugee camps in Greece

Al Jazeera 26 Mar 2021
EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, is expected to visit Lesbos and Samos on Monday with Greek Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi ... Farah (not her real name), a 21-year-old from Afghanistan, lived in a temporary camp on Lesbos before being relocated with her family this month to Germany.
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What happened to the Syrian refugees who got stuck in Turkey?

The Observer 17 Mar 2021
The first to arrive at Gaziantep’s Irani Bazaar are the bakers, lighting their saj grills before the sun comes up to make Syrian flatbread for the day’s customers ... I was disappointed to see their real face, which is ugly.”. The Moria refugee camp on Lesbos held more than 20,000 migrants from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq before it burned down in 2020 ... .
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The promise and peril of the EU’s new asylum plan

Vox 25 Sep 2020
The extent of the overall failure was underscored earlier this month when a fire destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, leaving the majority of its 12,000 residents homeless ... Unfortunately, very few believe it’ll lead to any real progress ... The only real difference here is the handle-the-asylum-claims-faster twist.
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Ireland to take four unaccompanied children from burnt-out migrant camp in Greece

The Irish Times 17 Sep 2020
The children are expected to arrive from the island of Lesbos in the coming weeks ... She said the EU should take the Moria disaster “as an opportunity for a real change in European migration policies of containment, and start with the evacuation of all people stuck in Lesbos and the other Greek islands”.
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For Afghan actor, now a refugee, survival is toughest role

The Star 27 Feb 2020
LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - Talibshah Hosini played some tough roles as an actor in Afghanistan before he fled. None was as hard as his real-life fight for survival in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos ... .
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Greece’s Floating Refugee Wall Idea SOA: Sunk on Arrival

The National Herald 09 Feb 2020
... the Greek island of Lesbos from Turkey? ... First, did anyone check and see that a net 1.67 miles long isn’t quite big enough to cover Lesbos’ coast which is 199 miles? Can the net be moved around real fast in case someone on the boat thinks to, you know, maybe steer around it?.
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Greece Under Water with Unceasing Refugee, Migrant Arrivals

The National Herald 16 Dec 2019
He has asked other EU countries, including those who reneged on promises to help take some of the overload, for relief but the bloc’s migration chief – New Democracy’s Margaritis Schinas – hasn’t offered a plan for any real aid.
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Migrants stage peaceful protest at main Greek camp

Atlanta Journal 01 Oct 2019
Migrants at an overcrowded camp on the island of Lesbos have staged a peaceful protest to demand better living conditions and the transfer to the mainland ... Support real journalism ... Thank you for supporting real journalism.
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1,500 asylum-seekers being transported to Greek mainland

Atlanta Journal 02 Sep 2019
A ship carrying 635 people set sail from Lesbos Monday morning for the northern port city of Thessaloniki ... A second ship carrying around 900 people was to leave Lesbos for Thessaloniki on Monday afternoon ... Support real journalism.
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The Latest: 31 migrants taken off Italian NGO rescue ship

Atlanta Journal 02 Sep 2019
Greek authorities have begun transporting about 1,500 asylum-seekers from the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos to the mainland, as part of government efforts to tackle overcrowding in refugee camps and a recent spike in the number of people arriving from the nearby Turkish coast ... Support real journalism ... Thank you for supporting real journalism.
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