Idomeni ‘modern Dachau’, says Greek Interior Minister Kouroublis

18 March 2016
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Greek Interior Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis likened the situation in the Idomeni refugee camp in northern Greece to a ‘modern Dachau’. Kouroublis promised he would everything he could to offer health coverage to the refugees trapped in the camp. Nearly 10 thousand refugees and illegal immigrants, according to the latest estimates are waiting in the camp hoping that the Greek-FYROM borders will open so that they can continue their journey into north Europe. kouroublis added that the camp had turned into an unofficial refugee centre. ‘I do not hesitate to says that this is a modern Dachau, as a result of the closed borders logic…We believed in a Europe of open borders’, he stated. he continued by adding that the Greek state was making every effort in collaboration with NGOs to help the people stuck there.

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