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Greece: Lead Contamination Threat to Migrants Unresolved

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Authorities removing soil on January 25, 2021.  © 2021 DunyaCollective Dozens of families are still accommodated in areas of a migrant camp in Lesbos where soil testing showed elevated lead levels two months after the Greek government confirmed that the areas were contaminated, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities have yet to conduct comprehensive soil testing inside the camp in the highest-risk areas to assess the extent of contamination. The Greek government has known the risks since at least December 2020, when test results confirmed lead contamination…

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