Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Greece Scrambles to Help 595 Migrants

Greek health officials scrambled Friday to shelter and feed nearly 600 migrants rescued from a crippled smuggling ship off the coast of Crete. The migrants, mostly from war-torn Syria, were being housed at a gymnasium in Ierapetra where Red Cross volunteers issued warm meals and clothing to the 595 migrants. Coast guard officials originally said there were 750 aboard the freighter, which was towed to Ierapetra on Thursday, two days after losing engine power off Crete. Police,...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter