Visit of the Minister of Immigration in Lesvos, Greece

By ronja

The new Minister for Immigration G.Mouzalas visited yesterday the Island of Lesvos.
inspecting the camps with thousands of people that are not yet registered.
After his visit he announced following changes:

  • After 2 weeks there will be 60 new people andnew computers working for the registration procedure.
  • Registration will take place in Kara Tepe and in Moria
  • The Ferry Eleftherios Venizelos will be coming only to Mitilini and will
    be leaving as soon as all tickets are sold.
    (yesterday people having tikets were stuck outside the Port and could
    not enter the boat that was waiting to get full to leave.)
  • more MAT special police forces for Lesvos.
    (there is money for police special forces but not money for enough
    translators in Farsi and Arabic to communicate with the people so that
    they are informed about what they are to expect )
  • the army will bake daily 1.500 breads to distribute and is willing to
    give cars for transport.
  • the military spaces that are empty like in KLEIOU village will be opened
    for newly arrived Refugees.
  • new registration place in another military space KOURTZI in the north of Mitilini.

in the meantime the streets are again full of newly arrived refugees, walking from the north of the island 70 km since the authorities have blocked the bus transports …read more

From:: Lesvos