Kyritsis also reportedly said that 136 migrants were deported from Lesbos
and 66 others left from the nearby island of Chios, where riot police and local residents clashed hours earlier during a protest against expulsions. As the deportation process began, several protesters demonstrated chanting "Shame on you," while some held banners above their vessel which read: "Ferries for safe passage, not for deportation."
will life-ANAS Rowan Cody, team co-ordinator for the IRC on Lesbos
, is on the charity's emergency response team and has worked as a health co-ordinator at humanitarian disasters in the Congo, Liberia and Tanzania.
The small island of Lesbos
has been at the frontline of this influx of arrivals.
L'Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) a indique, vendredi lors d'une conference a Athenes, que "3.250 arrivees" ont ete enregistrees durant les quinze premiers jours d'aout sur les iles de Lesbos
, Chios, Samos, Leros et Kos, contre 5.520 pour tout le mois de juillet et 2.079 en janvier 2019.
The coast guard on Friday confirmed 13 boats carrying a total of 546 people arrived on Lesbos
on Thursday afternoon, while another 32 people in another boat were rescued at sea and transported to Lesbos
in the eastern Aegean.
Another 57 people were rescued in the operation northeast of the port of Lesbos
, the coast guard added.
BEIRUT: When Cynthia Choucair went to Lesbos
in early 2016, it's easy to imagine her desire to tell a different story.
This has led to overcrowded camps on Lesbos
island for instance.
Yet they were worn by desperate refugees seeking sanctuary here in Lesbos
on their short but perilous sea trip from Turkey.
Among the flimsy orange jackets in the vast tip are splintered dinghies and fishing boats A-dumped here by the Lesbos
In this former military camp on the Greek island of Lesbos
, 6000 asylum seekers are locked in limbo, reduced from people to a problem.
Just over a day before Erdogan addressed his party supporters, a Turkish cargo ship collided with a Greek warship off the Aegean Sea island of Lesbos
. This maritime mishap was the latest to fuel fears that of a dustup in an area that regularly sees naval vessels from both nations square off.
At the same time, the Greek newspaper ''Kathimerini'' reported that 351 migrants without documents arrived on Lesbos
and Chios Island on Sunday.
File photo showing migrants on Lesbos
Island where residents and businesses went on strike for lack of refugees dispersal policy.