Refugee situation in Greece is 'unsustainable,' 25 NGOs say in letter

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Friday, March 15, 2019
Refugee situation in Greece is 'unsustainable,' 25 NGOs say in letter

Author: ekathimerini.com | 15 March 2019

UK-based humanitarian relief agency Oxfam and another 24 nongovernmental organizations sent an open letter to European leaders calling for changes to migration policy, especially with regards to Greece, where the situation for thousands of refugees and migrants is “unsustainable.”

The letter was sent on Thursday, ahead of the anniversary of the EU-Turkey migrant deal signed on March 20, 2016, which the NGOs say has led to “policies and practices in Greece that are short-sighted, unsustainable, ineffective and dangerous.”

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