More than 100 refugees detained inside the port currently

In the last few days some dozens of refugees arrived again on the island. In the last 24hours only it was 113. They arrived on three separate rubber boats at different spots of the coast.

About 100 refugees are currently detained in the port without any protection from the sun. Among them families and children and a small baby. An unkown number of refugees is detained in the overcrowded cells of the police stations all over the island. At least 10 women with their children from Syria are among them. Some refugees from Syria who had been arrested on Saturday – and that are not supposed to be detained according to a decision of the Ministry of Citizen Protection, have not been released yet.

Meanwhile temperatures have reached more than 35 degrees celsius. A baby had to be transferred to hospital due to dehydration today.

lesvosnews (in greek)