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Greece Plans Immigrant Island Campsites

varvitsiotisGreek Minister of Shipping and the Aegean Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said some immigrants unlawfully pouring into Greece in hopes of finding asylum or going to other countries will be house in campsites on islands in the Aegean.

Talking to the Greek radio station Vima 99,5, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said tents and chemical toilets will be set up in the spaces of temporary accommodation.

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who is ruling mostly by decree, has authorized ministers to make decisions without consulting Parliament and an order for the release of money for the campsites was expected to be given. Some port employees were reportedly buying food for immigrants out of their own pockets.

The minister also called the local port services to cooperate with the medical associations, as well as with the local lawyers’ associations. Greece is being inundated with immigrants because the country is the closest southernmost entry point and government officials said the European Union isn’t doing enough to help.

Human rights groups have complained that many immigrants are being kept in detention camps in intolerable conditions and that some vessels carrying them have been pushed back away from the shore by the Coast Guard.

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  • Alithia

    Brilliant. Isolate them and make sure they know that there is no route out of Greece to Europe.

    I keep saying over and over….these are illegal MIGRANTS. Once you take away their pathway to Europe, they will stop coming. Sticking them on islands until they are sent back is a perfect way to take away that option.

    AND……..Shoot on sight any human traffickers.

    Finally, some bright thinking.

  • Dean Plassaras

    Be nice. These are illiterate people in some cases. Their handlers tell them lies about economic conditions in the west.
    But in truth the Turkish human traffickers are monsters.

  • alnzo

    I feel bad for these migrants. Regardless if their illegal or not. Most want to leave greece but are trapped, if greece truly wants to stop the flow of illgeal migrants they should leave the eurozone, cut the pull factors. Most are just looking for a better life.

  • Alex

    If any of these hollier-than-thou foreign funded “human rights” NGO really wanted these illegals they would be petitioning their own governments to accept them rather than self-righteous ranting at Greeks to accept them all.

  • The maverik

    Can Human rights group tell us how would they like us to keep these illegal immigrants???

  • alnzo

    Most of these ngos bashing greece immigrant situation are in canada/america theyll never accept these migrants openly heartedly. They want greece to push for citizenship of these illegals and accept multiculturalism as their center. If greece truly wants to over come this wave they need to assimilate some of these migrants into greek society.. most are from syria, Afghanistan and iraq fleeing war. They dont look to far physically from greeks anyhow. But as for the islamist extremists deportation must occur or hellenism and anything greek wont exist

  • Alex

    The modern British and anyone else with a bone to pick with Greeks (usual suspects) is also engaged in the Greek bashing.

    Average Afghans and Iraqs don’t look Greek expect in extreme situations (I can find Germans that look Greek and vice versa) not to mention here is no way to assimilate muslims into Hellenism.

    There is also no way to integrate anyone (like say Americans do) when the retarded leftist NGOs want us to recognize all ethnic minorities, while at the same time mocking our own identity as ethnic Greeks. (i.e these foreign based NGOs are so racist towards ethnic Greeks, that they are effectively trying to subtlely ethnically delete us but our leftist are too stupid to realize it – also see name dispute)

  • twopenceworth

    It’s not about keeping them here in Greece. Give them a chance to get travel papers and allow them to leave. Most of them do not want to stay here. They are trapped by a useless/non-existent immigration system.

    Most human rights advocates simply want people to be treated like human beings not like animals or criminals. Actually, criminals are often treated better. USE the money given by the European Union for immigration to actually deal with immigration…instead of lining people pockets. Give people their documents if they are entitled to them and let them leave!

  • Max E. Mum Truth

    Maybe this will scare other immigrants out of trying to immigrate via Greece. If every illegal were put in a camp for 2-3 years on an island, other immigrants would think twice about sneaking in.

  • NIKI

    ISOLATE THE INVADERS OF OUR COUNTRY AND CALL TO THEIR EMBASSIES TO PAY FOR THEIR EXPENSES AND PUT FINES FOR THEM AND KICK THEM OUTSIDE FROM GREECE, INVADERS THAT DONT RESPECT THE GREEK LAW SHOUL BE PUNISHED BY GREEK LAW.

  • NIKI

    ILLEGAL INVADERS SHOULD BE HELD NO SAFETY IN OUR COUNTRY ..MAYBE CAN COMMIT CRIMES LIKE KILLING,STEALING,TERRORISM AND OTHER.S

  • NIKI

    GREEK AUTHORITIES PUT THEM SOMEWHERE WITHOUT FOOD AND WATER…IN PAKISTAN ARE BURNING CHURCHES AND ATTACKING THE CHRISTIANS….SOME PAKISTANIS PAID BY TERORRISTS IN SYRIA AND KILLING THE CHRISTIANS, THE SAME IN EGYPT….

  • NIKI

    NOW I START REMEMBER IN NORWAY THE BREIVIK THAT HE WAS AGAINIST OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS AND THE ISLAMIZATION OF EUROPE ……

  • NIKI

    SAUDI EVERY YEAR IS GIVING TO PAKISTAN BILLIONS OF EURO FOR HELP WHY ARE NOT GOING THERE

  • NIKI

    ARE CRIMINALS IN SYRIA ARE PAID 150 EURO PER DAY FOR KILLING IN THEIR RELIGION ALLOWED

  • maga

    i wait for that time when your desires will be come true….lol

  • maga

    espacially for kirya niki