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‘Absolutely desperate’: Child refugees with relatives in UK ‘in limbo' after Lesbos fire as Britain ...

The Independent 13 Sep 2020
Ministers are being urged to offer sanctuary to some of the thousands of asylum seekers left stranded after a fire on the Greek island of Lesbos, including unaccompanied minors with family members in Britain ... Lesbos fire ... Fire destroys Greece’s largest refugee camp in Lesbos.
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Coronavirus cases among refugees on Lesbos spark fresh calls for evacuation

The Guardian 14 May 2020
The Moria camp in Lesbos has so far not reported cases of the virus, though two other camps and a hotel where ...
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Greek migrant hotel ransacked in latest tensions over relocations

Dawn 13 May 2020
When plans were leaked last week to move dozens of asylum seekers from an island camp to a hotel in the northern Greek village of Arnissa, there was a swift and violent response ... There have been confirmed cases in two camps and at a hotel on the mainland — although none in migrant facilities on islands such as Lesbos.
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The world in brief

Arkansas Online 07 May 2020
Police said about 150 protesters prevented buses carrying 57 people taken to the mainland from the eastern island of Lesbos from reaching a rented hotel at a village in the northern region of Pella, and set fire to a room on the hotel's ground floor ... from Lesbos were being taken.
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Greece: Locals stop migrants from camps reaching new housing

San Francisco Chronicle 06 May 2020
Police said about 150 protesters prevented buses carrying 57 people brought to the mainland from the eastern island of Lesbos from reaching a rented hotel at a village in the northern region of Pella, and set fire to a room on the hotel’s ground floor ... Lesbos were being taken to.
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Locals Stop Migrants from Camps Reaching New Housing in Northern Greece

The National Herald 06 May 2020
Police said about 150 protesters prevented buses carrying 57 people brought to the mainland from the eastern island of Lesbos from reaching a rented hotel at a village in the northern region of Pella, and set fire to a room on the hotel’s ground floor.
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Refugees left homeless after new fire at Greek camp

The National 28 Apr 2020
No coronavirus case has been officially reported in camps on the islands of Lesbos, Chios, Samos, Leros and Kos. But there have been outbreaks in two camps and a migrant hotel on the mainland ... A blaze also severely damaged an education centre on Lesbos last month and another camp ...
photo: AP / Aggelos Barai
Migrants use wood to make a fire, outside the perimeter of the overcrowded Moria refugee camp after a rainfall on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.
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Greece Will Use Hotels, Holiday Apartments to House Refugees

The National Herald 07 Apr 2020
ATHENS – With two mainland centers holding refugees and migrants in Greece quarantined after cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus were found, and human rights groups complaining about conditions in island camps holding 42,000 people, Greece is moving many to hotels and holiday apartments shuttered during the crisis.
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Volunteers targeted on Greek islands as tensions escalate

ABC7 15 Mar 2020
The Greek government had sent riot police to Lesbos and Chios, and protesters attacked them, including, on Chios, by breaking into a hotel where they were staying and beating them ... On Lesbos, a "community center" run by a group called One Happy Family, with many partner NGOs and organizations, was targeted in an apparent arson attack last weekend.
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Greek islanders protest planned migrant centres for fourth day

The National 29 Feb 2020
Shops and services were shut on Lesbos as workers extended an initial 24-hour strike into a second day as part of the protests ... Officials said 43 police officers were injured in the violence on Lesbos, and another nine on Chios, where a mob burst into a hotel being used by police and beat officers resting in their rooms.
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Mitsotakis Will Visit Island Refugee, Migrant Center Battlegrounds

The National Herald 29 Feb 2020
The protests became so violent that squadrons of riot police sent to Lesbos, Chios and Samos had to be withdrawn, with one group of officers attacked in their hotel room and pitched battles taking place, seeing tear gas fired at demonstrators ... .
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Greek islanders protest planned migrant centers for 4th day

Federal News Radio 28 Feb 2020
Shops and services were shut on Lesbos as workers extended an initial 24-hour strike into a second day as part of the protests ... Officials have said 43 police officers were injured in violence in Lesbos, and another nine in Chios, where a mob burst into a hotel being used by riot police and beat officers resting in their rooms.
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Greek island residents protest over migrant plan

Belfast Telegraph 27 Feb 2020
Shops and services were shut on Lesbos as workers extended an initial 24-hour strike into a second day as part of the protests ... Officials have said 43 police officers were injured in violence in Lesbos, and another nine in Chios, where a mob burst into a hotel being used by riot police and beat officers resting in their rooms.
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Greek island residents protest for 4th day over migrant plan

Beaumont Enterprise 27 Feb 2020
Shops and services were shut on Lesbos as workers extended an initial 24-hour strike into a second day as part of the protests ... Officials have said 43 police officers were injured in violence in Lesbos, and another nine in Chios, where a mob burst into a hotel being used by riot police and beat officers resting in their rooms.
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