The BBC published this article yesterday. Refugee children on the Greek island of Leros, which is near the coast of Turkey, have gone on a series of hunger strikes to protest the poor condition in the refugee ‘reception’ centers. Read the article HERE.
Eleven-year-old Salman Marufel sat cross-legged on a bed in an overcrowded dormitory and, using his fingers, hungrily devoured a plate of greasy chicken and rice.
It was, literally, the taste of victory.
Salman was the youngest of more than 100 other war children from Afghanistan who went on a series of hunger strikes to protest against what they claimed were the cramped, unsanitary conditions of their reception centre on the Aegean island of Leros, not far from the Turkish coast.
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