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Refugees on the Move: Hurtling Towards Hungary

Cell phone chargers occupied almost every electrical outlet on the ship and the Syrian girl sitting next to me plugged her iPhone into my laptop. Most of the thousands of refugees aboard had arrived in Greece over the past few days on rubber boats after harrowing all-night journeys from Turkey.  Many slept in parks near the port; others camped in tents by the boat that brought them from the island of Lesbos to Athens.   Anyone who had a phone plugged it in, readying apps that...

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