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Their last resort: refugees in Greece go on hunger strike

  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:26
A filthy prison instead of a safe haven: Iranian refugee Arash Hampay joined a hunger strike on Lesbos to protest the dire living conditions at the Moria asylum center. Thousands of refugees are detained there. Deutsche Welle: DW.com - Europe

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