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Rome, 04/03/2020. Today, people gathered in Piazza Santi Apostoli to show support and solidarity with thousands of people trapped at the border between Turkey and Greece, and to protest against the EU representatives who are still trying to make agreements with the Turkish President Erdogan, accused by protesters to be fueling the migrant people crisis at the border with Greece while the Turkish army (member of NATO) is at war in Syria. From the organisers Facebook page (1.): «What happens on the border between Greece and Turkey is unacceptable and puts the lives and integrity of thousands of people at risk. More than 80 thousand refugees, fleeing the latest fierce attacks in Syria, have already crossed the border with the European Union. After threatening it several times, the humanitarian bomb launched by the Turkish President brings the European institutions to their knees and calls for more concrete actions in support of Turkey. Erdogan's retaliation risks creating an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, where border countries are starting to adopt strong closure measures: Bulgaria on the one hand is strengthening controls, Greece on the other is denying the possibility of applying for asylum. Recall that to date there are about 500 thousand migrants along the Turkish route waiting to be able to enter the European Union. Many of them come from countries like Syria, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan. Many and many who would have the right to obtain the recognition of refugee status, instead try to survive in overcrowded refugee camps, without any protection and protection even for the weakest categories. […] If the negotiations between Ankara and Brussels go long, the inertia of the institutions will push the refugees who today suffer from the cold and inhuman conditions to try alternative ways to the legal ones to seek refuge, with all the dangers and consequences of the case […]».<br />
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Rome, 04/03/2020. Today, people gathered in Piazza Santi Apostoli to show support and solidarity with thousands of people trapped at the border between Turkey and Greece, and to protest against the EU representatives who are still trying to make agreements with the Turkish President Erdogan, accused by protesters to be fueling the migrant people crisis at the border with Greece while the Turkish army (member of NATO) is at war in Syria. From the organisers Facebook page (1.): «What...
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