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Trapped and Abandoned: Refugees Lament Plight at Closed Border

On a Thursday afternoon, police in riot gear lounge inside armored buses as people sit on train tracks in protest.   New signs in English say, “We demand a peaceful place to live,” and “We don’t demand food and water.  We demand to OPEN the BORDER.”   Small though it may be, keeping a train line between Greece and Macedonia closed in protest is the only leverage these refugees have to try to convince officials to open the borders, Rami, a 26-year-old car mechanic from...

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