Riot Police Pulled From Greek Islands After Clashes Over New Camps

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Πέμπτη, 27 Φεβρουαρίου 2020
Riot Police Pulled From Greek Islands After Clashes Over New Camps

Author: Niki Kitsantonis | nytimes.com | 27 February 2020

The Greek government was scrambling on Thursday to resolve an escalating crisis on the Aegean Islands, after violent clashes with residents forced it to withdraw most of the riot police officers it had sent to guard the sites of planned migrant camps.

Hundreds of officers were dispatched this week to the islands, where camps already hold thousands of migrants, in response to increasingly angry protests over the construction plans.

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