As tensions continued to rise and no hope of the Macedonian border ever opening acknowledge by most of the refugees that it will never happen, the refugees revolt in frustration.
The following photos show the riot that took place in the refugee camp at Idomeni on the 10th May 2016 – The Riot was between the Kurdish and Syrian refugees which started over a theft from the night before and an attack on a young Kurdish lad that morning.
I’ve been back in the UK now for two months after 7months travelling to refugee camps across Europe, my final stop was Belgrade and before that was Idomeni where I witnessed the final weeks of the camp in the north of Greece on the border with Macedonia… Most of the refugees there had been stuckContinue reading “My Refugee Journey Update – 16th August 2016”
My Refugee Journey – Day2 at Idomeni Day started about 10am, I would say that those that can afford to buy some of their own food don’t bother getting up for breakfast and lay in, some don’t get up until 11am… I guess they could be thinking what is the point of getting up? OnContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – Day2 at Idomeni”
I’ve decided to ask the same six questions to the refugee youth of Idomeni to see if any of their thoughts and feelings are different to the adults and to show the dreams of these children who have grown up knowing almost nothing but war. Bian is just like any other 13yr old girl thatContinue reading “Interview with Bian a 13yr Old Girl From Damascus, Syria”
My Refugee Journey – 4th May 2016 | Day 1 in Idomeni After talking to a taxi driver in Macedonia close to the border with Greece, we agreed for him to drop me off in view of the refugees in Idomeni from the Macedonia side of the border… This was for me to be ableContinue reading “My Refugee Journey – 4th May 2016 | Day 1 in Idomeni”
This gallery has photos showing life in the Refugee Camp in Idomeni, an unofficial camp in the North of Greece on the border with Macedonia. I covered the story of the refugees in this camp in the last six weeks up to the eviction by the Greek Police & Army. The day before the evictionContinue reading “A Snapshot Of Life In The Refugee Camp At Idomeni”
On Thursday 14th April, 10tons of much needed fire wood arrived in Idomeni… The donation was from the Costa Del Sol West, Anglican Church. Many of these 12,000 refugees/migrants have been stranded with no way of moving on further into Europe since all borders were closed including the Greek Border with Macedonia. Fire wood is neededContinue reading “10tons Of Fire Wood Donated To The Refugees Trapped In Idomeni”
The Tragedy of Child Life Due to War & the Refugee Crisis Even since before the EU-Turkey Agreement came into place last month, conditions for any refugee/migrant was appalling and beyond comprehension whether on the journey itself or at various refugee camps or gathering areas across Europe. You would think that at least when theyContinue reading “The Tragedy of Child Life Due To War & The Refugee Crisis”