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Misery Deepens for Trapped Asylum Seekers in Greece

Expand A boy holds a bicycle at a camp next to the Moria refugee camp in the island of Lesbos on August 5, 2018. © 2018 Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images Boat migration to Greece is no longer in the headlines but the crisis for asylum seekers on the Greek islands continues. More than 18,000 asylum seekers remain trapped in overcrowded camps on the Aegean islands. The largest, Moria camp on Lesbos, now holds more than 9,000 people, triple its capacity. Children don’t have access to schools and vulnerable asylum seekers, including pregnant women and people with disabilities, cannot access critical…

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