Greek : Calls for more solidarity with refugees

Greek : Calls for more solidarity with refugees

Hundreds of Greeks marched in Athens on Thursday night to demand more solidarity with refugees, as it emerged that a Bulgarian border guard had shot dead an Afghan man trying to enter the country from Turkey.

Students, workers and human rights activists were among those rallying in the Greek capital, in support of those fleeing war and persecution.

“We need to open the borders, to stop the fence, to bring down the fence in Evros so that we can create a safe passage for the refugees from Syria and Afghanistan to pass through the country and go wherever they want in Europe,” said protester Katerina Papadouli.
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