: Migrants on Greek border reject moving to other camps
Politics20:18 Mar. 30, 2016

Migrants on Greek border reject moving to other camps

Dozens of migrants continue to block train tracks in protest of closed Greek-Macedonia border

Migrants and refugees at a makeshift camp on the Greek border are continuing to protest against the authorities' decision to prevent entry to Macedonia. Dozens of migrants have been blocking rail lines for 12 days, stopping trains from travelling in and out of Greece.

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Frustration and confusion is high in the camp with many people refusing to go to official reception centers.

Syrian man: "We heard from our friends who goes to another camps they are like isolated places, perhaps, there in other camps the situation is perhaps the same, there are tents, just tents. Inside the tents there is no heating, there is little showers."

The Greek government has said it will not use force to remove the migrants from the camp. Buses arrive almost daily to take them to reception centers. But there are few takers. Since March 25 only about 1,000 of the some 12,000 have left, despite the harsh rains and food shortages at the camp.

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