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Humanitarian Crisis

[promoted from comments. Thank you Kat]

While a couple of people are squabbling over who can call themselves what, there is a real crisis happening on the island of Lesvos.

Greece is locking hundreds of migrants in an overcrowded centre on the Mediterranean island of Lesvos without proper sanitation and medical care in what French charity Medicins Sans Frontiers branded a “humanitarian crisis”.

The migrants, most of them from war-torn Afghanistan, are kept in rooms clogged with stagnant water and only allowed outside for half an hour every couple of days, said Yiorgos Karayiannis, head of MSF Greece’s migrant assistance programme


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