Europe’s borders have closed and a deal struck between the EU and Turkey in March 2016 has slowed the flow of refugees crossing the sea. Now, Greece is backlogged with 62,000 asylum applicants. AJ+’s Dena Takruri witnesses the limbo of Syrian asylum seekers in a Lesbos refugee camp and the efforts of Greeks still compelled to help those risking the dangerous journey.
Greece has just defaulted on part of its massive debt. The government decided it won’t accept any more austerity imposed by its lenders. Now Greeks have a choice: How will they decide to save themselves?