Deputy FM Mirwais Nab, on a two-day visit to Greece, met with Notis Mitarachis, the Greek minister of immigration and asylum, and discussed the Afghan refugees' plight in Lesbos, and other relevant topics, MOFA says.
Production of the Week | ‘The Waypoint’ by @washingtonpost is an immersive video telling the multi-layered stories of the refugees who move across Lesbos, Greece, on their journey toward safety. Awarded in the 2017 Digital Storytelling Contest:
Refugees and migrants carrying their belongings are silhouetted as they flee from a fire burning at the Moria camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece. More photos from the month of September: 📷 Elias Marcou
After fires destroyed Greece's largest migrant camp, the overcrowded Moria facility on the island of Lesbos, new questions about #Europe 's collective responsibilities toward #migrants are back 🔎🌎 Learn more with the @welt article via @worldcrunch :
Greece is refusing to let thousands of migrants leave the island of Lesbos after the Moria refugee camp, the largest in Europe, burned down last week. "The calculation of the Greek government was … to really break people's spirit," says journalist @FranziEire .
Greece is opening a new refugee camp on Lesbos after its overcrowded Moria camp burned. 11,000+ people are sleeping by roads with no food/water — including 4,000 children. Some were in Moria for almost a year and don't want to enter a "second hell": "There is like a prison."