Letter from Athens: Who Cares About Refugees and Migrants in Greece?

An Afghan woman holds her child upon their arrival from Lesbos island to the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Monday Oct. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

In a chilling recounting of just how gruesome the fate was for hundreds of refugees and migrants who’ve tried to reach Greece since hundreds of thousands started coming in 2015, hoping to find new lives in the European Union after fleeing war and strife and poverty in their homelands, real heroes in the Samos Divers Club on the island within sight of Turkey were called to pull up bodies from the sea.

It was Nov. 1 that year, not many months …

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