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European migrant crisis: Moria, Greece's biggest refugee camp - in pictures

Moria, Kara Tepe and the refugees marooned on Lesbos

Three years since the height of the European migrant crisis The National visited Moria, Greece's biggest refugee camp, on the island of Lesbos.

It remains filled with refugees, with 1,500 living in the overspill camp on the hills outside and many sleeping in the open air as winter approaches.

The Greek authorities have started to move the camp's inhabitants to the mainland but refugees continue to arrive. Those already there await news of whether their asylum applications will be approved, or whether they face deportation.

Read more about Moria, and the nearby Kara Tepe camp, in our special report: The refugees with no refuge.


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Updated: October 3, 2018 05:10 PM