Greece Opens First Migrant Detention Center
Greek authorities have opened a first detention center in Amygdaleza, northern Athens for illegal migrants under a new anti-immigration drive launched shortly before Sunday's national election.
Police say dozens of people were being taken Monday to the site at Amygdaleza, on the northern fringe of Athens, the capital. The first batch, 56 people, were interned on Sunday. The center is designed for 1,200 inmates.
Local residents have held a series of protests, saying the camp will add to the area's crime problems.
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