Image: Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, Greece on December 26, 2017.
Originally published by The Final Straw.
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Riot Turtle on The Final Straw – Amin: A Refugee Voice in Moria camp on Lesvos (Minisode)
Here we will hear from Amin (his name was changed for safety), a Pakistani man detained for 9 months for absolutely nothing. He went to the registration office of the Moria camp to renew his papers, something refugees have to do regularly.
Instead of new papers he was suddenly detained without any explanation why. He was first kept in a jail on Lesvos and then transferred to Athens where he was imprisoned again. After 9 months he was brought back to Lesvos and released.
He doesn’t know why he was detained and he doesn’t know why he was released again. This is not a single case we spoke with other refugees which didn’t want to be interviewed but had similar experiences.
Amin came to Moria almost 2 years ago and is still not allowed to leave the island.
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