Refugee crisis in Greece: Anger and foreboding grow on Lesbos

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Refugee crisis in Greece: Anger and foreboding grow on Lesbos
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Author: Florian Schmitz | dw.com | 3 March 2020

Locals on the Aegean island of Lesbos blocked the road to the Moria refugee camp on Sunday. They are fed up and don't want even more migrants on their island, crammed into an already overcrowded camp in disastrous conditions. But boats from Turkey carrying many new arrivals landed on the island on Sunday morning — several hundred people, according to Greek media.  

The locals also threatened Erik Marquardt, a Green Party member of the European Parliament, and a group of journalists watching the scene. The police detained Marquardt and the DW correspondent who authored this article and made it clear that they were not allowed to go to the beach.

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