L. Dearden: The Lesbos refugee detention center

15 april 2016 – The Independent journalist Lizzie Dearden reports on the appaling conditions in which 2,900 refugees have to live in Moria, Lesbos. The refugee camp at Moria was turned into a detention centre as part of the EU-Turkey deal and from that moment the situation deteriorated substantially. Pope’s visit led to last-minute improvements, but as Sacha Myers of Save the Children says: “… they don’t change the fact that we have still got thousands of people locked inside this detention centre with no idea how long they will be here”.

Read the complete article at: Independent.co.uk

Source: Independent.co.uk
Photographer: Petros Giannakouris / AP

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