MSF calls on EU to end 'suffering' of 12,000 migrants 'trapped' in Greece three years after Turkey-EU deal

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Τετάρτη, 20 Μαρτίου 2019
MSF calls on EU to end 'suffering' of 12,000 migrants 'trapped' in Greece three years after Turkey-EU deal

Author: infomigrants.net | 20 March 2019

Doctors Without Borders

Three years after the signing of the EU-Turkey deal, some 12,000 people are still holding out on the Greek islands' 'hotspots,' while thousands more live across the mainland in dire, unhealthy and dangerous conditions. Calling Greece a "dumping ground," Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has called on European leaders to take action to end the "harmful policy of containment."

On the third anniversary of the EU-Turkey deal, signed on March 18, 2016, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has called on European leaders to end ''the harmful policy of containment on the Greek islands' 'hotspots'". The organization also asked to guarantee the "immediate evacuation of all vulnerable people, especially children, from these locations to suitable accommodation on the Greek mainland or in other EU Member States." Read more>>>