Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Meets Refugees on Greek Island of Lesvos



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Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been on the Greek island of Lesvos since this past weekend, witnessing the unfolding refugee crisis first hand.

With almost a million migrants and refugees having arrived in Europe in 2015, 491,646 of which entered the European Union through Lesvos, according to the latest available data by the United Nations Refugee Agency.

Weiwei, who is globally known for his artistry as well as his criticism of the Chinese regime, has been posting various pictures and videos of his experience in Lesvos on his Instagram account.

Refugees arrival #refugees #Moria

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The people from Syria, Somalia, and other countries #refugees

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Brave man from Afghanistan #Moria #refugees #Disaster

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