An EU-Turkey deal intended to stem the flow of migrants to Europe has turned Greece's islands into de facto open-air prisons. Meanwhile, right-wing sentiment is now growing in regions heralded just a year ago for their selfless care of refugees, reports journalist Tania Karas. Greece began the migrant crisis as the continent's life guard and first-aid provider, but Europe has now forced the country to be its warden, too.
“Warehouse of Souls”: How the EU Abandoned Greece
TANIA KARAS is an Athens-based journalist covering migration and human rights. During the 2015–16 academic year, she was a U.S. Fulbright fellow in Greece, studying Europe’s refugee crisis. Reporting for this story was supported by The GroundTruth Project.
Tania Karas; “Warehouse of Souls”: How the EU Abandoned Greece. World Policy Journal 1 December 2016; 33 (4): 55–60. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-3812979
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