Afghan migrants and Syrian refugees clashed several times at the port of Piraeus, some stabbed each other at Idomeni, several hundreds migrants and refugees broke out of the detention center on Chios and marched through the island. Refugees and migrants trapped in Greece are frustrated and most of them live in appalling conditions. But first of all, they want to leave Greece. Do refugees’ riots threaten Greece?
“We are expecting violence. People in despair tend to be violent,” the leftist-led government’s migration spokesman, Giorgos Kyritsis, told the Guardian’s Observer. “The whole philosophy of the deal is to deter human trafficking [into Europe] from the Turkish coast, but it is going to be difficult and we are trying to use a soft approach. These are people have fled war. They are not criminals.”
That’s why are the 50 French riot policemen here?