Refugees at overcrowded Samos camp face harsh winter

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Refugees at overcrowded Samos camp face harsh winter

Author: america.cgtn.com | 18 December 2018

In March 2016 Europe signed a controversial deal with Turkey to curb illegal migration into the continent. EU countries designated five Greek islands to become Europe’s buffer zone. Samos is one of them. Asylum seekers who arrive from Turkey are restricted on the island for months, waiting for the process of their asylum applications.

CGTN’s Filio Kontrafouri got inside the overcrowded Samos refugee camp, where thousands of refugees live in appalling conditions. Read more>>>

Refugees at overcrowded Samos camp face harsh winter