Greece's Lesbos: 'Guantanamo Bay of Europe' for refugees

Refugees stranded on the Greek island face a harsh winter, with conditions inside the main government-run camp barely meeting their basic needs.

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    The mayor of Lesbos has accused the Greek government of wanting to turn the island into "Guantanamo Bay of Europe" for refugees.

    Refugees stranded on the Greek island face a harsh winter, with conditions inside the main government-run camp barely meeting their basic needs.

    The Greek government says it is not getting enough help from the European Union for the refugee crisis.

    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports.


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