Again, refugee boat disaster in Greek waters

Posted on 5 Μαΐου 2014

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Again, refugee boat disaster in Greek waters

This video says about itself:
21 January 2014
Greek coast guards drowned the refugees pushing them back to Turkey. 3 women and 9 children were drowned in this incident.
Greece: at least two dead as migrant boat sinks off Samos
05 May, 10:01
ATHENS, MAY 5 – At least two people have drowned and another 30 are missing after two boats crammed with immigrants trying to illegally enter the country sank in the eastern Aegean Sea, as daily Kathimerinionline reports quoting Greek authorities. A coast guard said in a statement the vessels foundered off the island of Samos near the Turkish coast before dawn Monday. It said 36 people were rescued from the sea. A cruise ship, coast guard vessels, fishing boats and two search and rescue helicopters are combing the area for more survivors.
The nationalities of the migrants are unknown.
Many refugees trying to reach Greece in small unsafe boats are refugees from wars in SyriaAfghanistan and elsewhere.
Later, Deutsche Welle reported that “Officials said at least 18 people drowned and 36 were rescued”.
Die Zeit in Germany writes that at least 22 people drowned and seven are still missing.
Amnesty International slams Greece over push-back of migrants at borders: here.
New report condemns Greece’s policy on Syrian refugees: here.
 
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