Moria / Lesbos: “This looks like the end of the world here!”

By momo

A father tries to help his son after another tear gas attack by lightening a small fire and holding the smoke near his eyes / copyright: Salinia Stroux

A father tries to help his son after another tear gas attack by lightening a small fire and holding the smoke near his eyes / copyright: Salinia Stroux

“Why don’t the authorities apply a registration system that works? Who is the responsible here? I really would like to speak to him. There are easy solutions to the problem. I am in the queue for three days and three nights now. Look around. This looks like the end of the world here!”

Refugees trying to protect themselves from the tear gas / copyright: Salinia Stroux

The young Eritrean man is one among very few compatriots. Most of the refugees in Moria come from Afghanistan and Iraq. There are two queues along the gates of Moria and in the front a bundle of the most desperate trying to enter by force. Families with small babies and toddlers are trying to make their way through the masses to reach the front of the queue in order to get prioritized.

Refugees are escaping the tear gas in Moria / copyright: Salinia Stroux

Refugees are escaping the tear gas in Moria / copyright: Salinia Stroux

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