Greek police fire teargas at protesting migrants, refugees on Lesbos

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Greek police fire teargas at protesting migrants, refugees on Lesbos

Author: reuters.com | 4 February 2020

Greek police fired teargas to disperse migrants and refugees protesting on Monday about conditions in migrant camps on the island of Lesbos and the slow pace of processing asylum requests. 

Violence broke out near the Kara Tepe camp, a police official said, after hundreds of people marched from the island’s congested migrant camps to the city of Mytilene.

Aid groups have described living conditions in some of Greece’s island camps as appalling.

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