23.05.2016, Moving Europe
Since heavy clashes between the Greek police and inhabitants of the makeshift camp of Idomeni erupted and most of the people had to experience police violence by tear gas, the situation in Idomeni has not calmed down. During the weekend, intense rain transformed the camp into a mud place again, and supporting structures were increasingly limited in accessing the camp. Cars have been stopped and searched, and volunteers were taken to police stations for several hours for questioning. In the night to Monday, several sources were reporting massive police force movements towards Idomeni in order to prepare for an upcoming eviction. According to media sources, it is likely that police will start the eviction on early Tuesday morning.
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Region(s): Griechenland / Türkei