Refugees Block Police from Entering Elliniko Camp in Athens

StoryfulPublished: May 29, 20171 views
Published: May 29, 2017

Tensions between police and refugees living in “Elliniko camp” arose as refugees tried to keep the country’s migration minister, Ioannis Mouzalas, from entering after he made a surprise visit on February 6. Elliniko, is a suburb of Athens, Greece,

Conditions inside the camp, which is inside a former Olympic hockey stadium, have come under scrutiny in recent months, following reports of overcrowding, poor food, and unsanitary living areas.

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