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Greece: Idomeni refugees block highway demanding open borders01:32

Greece: Idomeni refugees block highway demanding open borders

Greece, Idomeni
March 24, 2016 at 04:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

A group of refugees blocked a main highway not far from Idomeni camp near the Greek-Macedonian border on Wednesday.

Part of the E75 highway running between Polykastro and Idomeni remained closed for over 4 hours, while refugees blocked the road demanding open borders and protested deteriorating conditions at the nearby Idomeni camp.

Around 14,000 refugees remain stranded in Idomeni, Doctors Without Borders warned that the health of refugees staying their have worsened significantly since Macedonian authorities closed the country's borders with Greece on March 9.

Greece: Idomeni refugees block highway demanding open borders01:32
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A group of refugees blocked a main highway not far from Idomeni camp near the Greek-Macedonian border on Wednesday.

Part of the E75 highway running between Polykastro and Idomeni remained closed for over 4 hours, while refugees blocked the road demanding open borders and protested deteriorating conditions at the nearby Idomeni camp.

Around 14,000 refugees remain stranded in Idomeni, Doctors Without Borders warned that the health of refugees staying their have worsened significantly since Macedonian authorities closed the country's borders with Greece on March 9.