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Ritsona refugee camp on full lockdown after 20 residents test positive for coronavirus

The Ritsona refugee and asylum-seekers camp has been placed on a full lockdown for the next 14 days as of Thursday morning, after 20 residents tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The lockdown was ordered by Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarakis in collaboration with Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias and the head of the National Organisation for Public Health (NOPH), Panagiotis Arkoumaneas.

  • Published in Greece

DW: Greece accuses NGOs of stoking unrest in refugee camp

When night falls, the lights shine brightly in the farming village of Moria. Police banter drifts across the winter countryside, and Moria's men — from teenagers to elders — stroll to a crossroad, taking turns guarding their village.

  • Published in Greece
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