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Greece: Farmer PLOUGHS land where refugees are living in tents02:44

Greece: Farmer PLOUGHS land where refugees are living in tents

Greece, Idomeni
March 31, 2016 at 13:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tension erupted in Idomeni, Thursday, when the Greek farmer Lazarus Oulis, owner of 72,000 square metres (775,000 square feet) of agricultural land, ploughed the area where hundreds of refugees have set up their tents.

The farmer started ploughing between the tents with his tractor, destroying some of them. One of the refugees said that the farmer is "right" adding that they are refugees, having no place to go. "This is big problem for us also," said refugee Reshal Hambo.

The police intervened and stopped the farmer who said that he is going to give a few days deadline before he organises a protest with other farmers against the Greek government on Saturday morning. "We don't have freedom," said Lazarus Oulis.

According to the latest figures released by the Greek Ministry of Immigration on March 31st, there are 51,393 refugees stranded in Greece.

Greece: Farmer PLOUGHS land where refugees are living in tents02:44
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Tension erupted in Idomeni, Thursday, when the Greek farmer Lazarus Oulis, owner of 72,000 square metres (775,000 square feet) of agricultural land, ploughed the area where hundreds of refugees have set up their tents.

The farmer started ploughing between the tents with his tractor, destroying some of them. One of the refugees said that the farmer is "right" adding that they are refugees, having no place to go. "This is big problem for us also," said refugee Reshal Hambo.

The police intervened and stopped the farmer who said that he is going to give a few days deadline before he organises a protest with other farmers against the Greek government on Saturday morning. "We don't have freedom," said Lazarus Oulis.

According to the latest figures released by the Greek Ministry of Immigration on March 31st, there are 51,393 refugees stranded in Greece.

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