Skip to comments.Border Staff Flee Greek Island After Migrants Riot
Posted on 11/23/2016 1:50:33 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
European border officials are being pulled out of Greek islands over concerns for their safety, following a spate of riots and violence by migrants.
Since March, migrants arriving on the Greek islands have been prevented from moving on to the mainland as the European Union (EU) hopes to return at least some of them to Turkey.
But due to growing frustrated at the delay, the migrants have taken to burning down their accommodation and rioting, the Daily Mail has reported.
As a result, Belgium has taken the decision to withdraw its staff from the islands, fearing for their safety.
Belgiums migration secretary Theo Francken told Belgian newspaper De Standaard, The security situation has worsened. The atmosphere is particularly grim because asylum seekers, often single men, are stuck there and realise they cannot journey on to Germany or Belgium.
Some express their frustrations in a particularly aggressive fashion. In recent days asylum agency staff have been targeted.
We would like to show our solidarity with the people of Greece, but the safety of our staff is our priority.
The Greek authorities must take action. I warned them several months ago. They have done too little.
Last week 37 migrants were detained by the Greek police on Chios after a crowd of over 100 migrant men blocked a road, throwing fireworks and rocks at officers. The following night a makeshift camp for migrants was targeted and burned to the ground.
Both incidents together have destroyed the places to sleep for some 100 men women and children. Today there was a third incident where
. stones were thrown and one Syrian man was seriously injured to his head and had to be hospitalised, said Roland Schoenbauer, spokesman for UNHCR Greece.
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Should make for good practice for Greek air force strafing runs.
Blockade the island.
I love it when slave holders are chased by their own slaves...
That’s where you (or a bird) goes back AND forth.
That word is getting abused A LOT.
Not a single one of them is a migrant.
In Israel they’re commonly called INFILTRATORS.
They need some Greek fire...
If you give the savages what they want they’ll burn down more buildings and rape some women. Kick them out.
Moslem dogs biting the hand that feeds them
I spent some time on Chios in June. If everybody else pulls out and just leaves the Greek locals to deal with the invaders, this could end quickly. In the locals’ favor.
And THIS is why you don’t rescue migrants on sinking boats.
No, just give them an ultimatum: “Voluntarily surrender for deportation or be shot on sight.”
Did they run out of Nutella and Gummy bears ?
Allow them to use real guns and real bullets.
Drop them off on a beach in South Africa.
They blow up real good!
Why are you insulting dogs?
They don’t issue these men machine guns, mines and mortars?
There are so many Greek jokes about people from Chios
They just don't go well in translation
If they get to Xakinthos everything will be great....
Xakinthos...the island of blind people.
They will never leave Ikaria...the island of Longevity.
The rioting and violence will stop - one way or the other.
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