Greece relocates thousands of migrants and refugees to new camp after fire

September 18, 2020

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A young child is shown wearing shorts and a t-shirt walking past a barbed-wire fence and white UNHCR tents.

A child walks past tent shelters in a new camp set up by the Greek government for an estimated 12,000 people displaced by a fire that destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos.

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Lydia Emmanouilidou/The World

An effort is underway to relocate the approximately 12,000 migrants and refugees who have been camping in the streets of Lesbos into a new camp. And, 29 German police officers have been suspended for sharing pictures of Adolf Hitler and depictions of refugees in gas chambers on their phones. Also, an appreciation of the blues connection between Malian guitarist Ali Farka Touré and Jimi Hendrix, who died of a drug overdose 50 years ago today in London.

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