Migrants Block Greece-Macedonia Border In Protest


Athens, 19 Jumadil Akhir 1437/24 March 2016 (MINA) – Around a hundred migrants held a protest on Wednesday by blocking the Evzonoi border crossing between Greece and Macedonia, on the Greek side of the frontier, requesting the opening of borders so they can continue their journey to other EU countries.

The refugees that are blocking the border crossing came from the Idomeni camp; children also participated in the protest, International Islamic News Agency (IINA) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

Another group of refugees from a camp in Polikastro, a few kilometers from the frontier, blocked the highway Polikastro-Thessaloniki and are only allowing ambulances through.

The Idomeni refugee camp is located about a kilometer from the official border crossing Evzonoi, where around 14,000 migrants have been stranded there over the recent weeks. (T/P006/R03)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)