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Greece: Evacuation of Idomeni Refugee ‘Camp’ Begins

Greek authorities began the evacuation of the informal refugee camp in Idomeni at dawn Tuesday. At least four hundred police officers were sent into the camp, which houses an estimated 8,400 people. Greek authorities have assured that no force will be used in evacuating refugees. The "camp", an informal settlement that sprang up at a pedestrian crossing between Macedonia and Greece, reached a peak of near 12,000 residents when Macedonia closed its borders in March. Since...

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