“Moria was a hell. Now it was a burnt hell." Last month, the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos was ravaged in a fire. Refugee-filmmakers, who filmed the blaze, have shared their footage and experiences with #Newsnight . WATCH:
“Please help us. We are human, we are not animals.” Refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos are asking the world for help. Thousands of asylum seekers are sleeping on the streets after Moria camp burned to the ground.
Fires broke out in Greece's Moria refugee camp. Officials say it is "totally destroyed." Police blocked evacuees trying to reach towns, forcing some to sleep in the street. 12,000+ asylum seekers live in the camp — 4X its capacity. Many are now homeless or without belongings.
New fires in Greece's Moria refugee camp have left about 12,500 people without shelter. Thousands are sleeping in fields or by roads — including families and children. Many say they lost most belongings. One child said: "Our home burned, my shoes burned, we don't have food."
A huge fire has destroyed Greece's overcrowded Moria camp, forcing thousands of refugees and asylum seekers to flee. The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear. Here's what we know 👇
#COVID19 | President@DPRamaphosa is this morning visiting Zion City in Moria, Limpopo, to meet with His Grace Bishop Dr Engenas Lekganyane of the St Engenas Zion Christian Church & His Grace Bishop Dr Bishop Barnabas Lekganyane of the Zion Christian Church. #CoronaVirusSA
[PICTURES]: President@DPRamaphosa at the St Engenas Zion Christian Church for a courtesy visit with His Grace Bishop Dr Engenas Lekganyane at Zion City in Moria, Limpopo. #COVID19 #CoronaVirusSA #Day10ofLockdown
Children getting raped. Living in cramped spaces. No toilets. Could you survive as an asylum seeker in Moria?