A journalist on the bottom mentioned the migrants had been annoyed with being in refugee camps and wish to depart the island, however the Greek authorities mentioned on Friday they’d “not be blackmailed” into relocating them.
Greek authorities mentioned the fires at Moria appeared to have been intentionally lit after quarantine guidelines had been imposed on residents who had examined constructive for coronavirus at Europe’s largest refugee camp.
One protester had been affected by the teargas and was shouting angrily about her therapy within the camp.
The migrants had been chanting “Freedom!” and holding placards that learn “no tent, no Lesbos, no Greece,” “we’d like peace and freedom” and “Moria Kills All Lives.”
Tensions come after 4 days since fires tore by means of Moria, Europe’s largest refugee camp, displacing 13,000 folks together with hundreds of youngsters.
CNN has contacted native police for particulars about Saturday’s clashes however has but to obtain a response.
Refugees from the camp have been left homeless and hungry after the fires, with some sleeping at roadsides and fuel stations whereas dozens of households took refuge in a close-by cemetery.
Director of the Greek Migration Minister’s workplace, Konstantinos Kostakos, mentioned authorities would quickly relocate about 1,000 migrants — notably these in weak teams — onto a ship that has docked at Sigri, on the western aspect of the island.