Greece Refugees


Inhumane to accept them in the first place.

All this could have been avoided if western governments would have sent back these boats at the first sighting, developed camps there near the points of departure and maintained the policy regardless what was thrown against it. But no, instead of repatriation, the morons in charge rush ahead with their plans to spread them throughout the four corners of the despotic democracy of the EU empire.

Caretaker gov’t to introduce measures for refugees on islands


Greece’s caretaker government will introduce measures to improve conditions for the tens of thousands of refugees and migrants arriving on eastern Greek islands, as well as for the islands’ residents, the migration policy minister said Wednesday.

The country has borne the brunt of a massive refugee and migration influx to the European Union, with more than 200,000 people arriving so far this year. The coast guard said it had rescued 1,058 people at sea in 28 incidents from Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning. Those do not include hundreds who make it to the islands themselves.

Three people reported missing at sea overnight off the island of Kos were found alive and rescued by a fishing boat Wednesday, the coast guard said.

Authorities on the islands have been overwhelmed by the numbers.

“Measures will be announced (so that) soon … there will be an improvement both for the refugees and for the residents of the islands that are facing these difficulties,” said Migration Policy Minister Yannis Mouzalas.

The caretaker government will run the country until Sept. 20 elections.

“The problem is very big. I am optimistic that a crisis will be avoided,” said Mouzalas, a doctor and member of the Doctors of the World aid organization.

More here. H/T: Fjordman

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