About 400 refugees – mostly from Pakistan and northern African countries – who are currently on Lesvos, are protesting the deportations to Turkey.
In that past few weeks the registration procedures at the Moria hot spot on Lesvos has changed. After being registered, the refugees are detained and later transported, via Kavala,to deportation centers in the north of Greece. About 300 refugees have followed this process.
544 refugees arrive in Piraeus
The Blue Star 1 arrived in Piraeus on Thursday morning, carrying 326 refugees from Lesvos and a further 182 from Chios. The Diagoras ferry boat is also expected to arrive with an undetermined number of refugees from the Dodecanese.