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Clashes with police over new Greek migrant camps

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionResidents try to halt migrant camp constructionResidents of two Greek islands have clashed with riot police as authorities pushed ahead with plans to build new migrant camps.Demonstrators on Lesbos and Chios tried to block equipment bound for construction sites on the islands.Footage…
bubmag
February 25, 2020
Turkish Refugee Camp

Aid workers face growing hostility on Lesbos

Lesbos, Greece - Following protests staged this month both by Lesbos residents and refugees and migrants against conditions at the infamous Moria refugee camp, NGOs on the Greek island are suffering increased hostility from local groups.  Accounts reported to Al Jazeera by aid workers include harassment, intimidation and, in some cases,…
bubmag
February 15, 2020
Turkish Refugee Camp

Syria government forces retake key highway

Qaminas (Syria) (AFP) - Tensions escalated Tuesday between Syria's regime and rebel-backer Turkey as a Syrian military helicopter was shot down and Ankara warned of a "heavy price" for any attacks on its forces.The new flare-up, a day after regime shelling killed five Turkish troops, came as government forces battling…
bubmag
February 11, 2020
Turkish Refugee Camp

War rocks the Middle East, but love must go on

Nicosia (AFP) - "Love, we have no aim but to be defeated in your wars," wrote the Palestinian poet Mahmud Darwish. Despite the armed conflicts devastating the Middle East, occasionally love comes out victorious.From the battlefields of Syria to the ruined cities of Yemen, journalists bear witness to violence and…
bubmag
February 11, 2020
Turkish Refugee Camp

Greece: NGOs accused of stoking unrest in refugee camp

Struggling to stop the migration flows to Lesbos, the Greek government is now declaring war on NGOs, accusing them of stoking unrest between locals and refugees. Officials say they're sitting on a powder keg. When night falls, the lights shine brightly in the farming village of Moria. Police banter drifts…
bubmag
February 10, 2020