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Greece starts to move migrants at makeshift camp

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 00:41

Migrants and refugees at a makeshift camp on the Greek border with Macedonia begin clearing out. Yiming Woo reports.

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Buses carrying migrants and refugees are heading to government camps in other parts of Greece. Over the next few days, authorities will clear thousands of people camped out near its northern border with Macedonia. Many of them were trying to get to wealthier parts of Europe. Migrants from conflict zones in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan have been living in dire conditions for months. Some say they're not moving. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MIGRANT SAYING: "I am staying in Idomeni, no need to go to the camp." The UN has called the border closures in Europe inhumane, and says efforts to stop the flow are only temporary solutions.

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Greece starts to move migrants at makeshift camp

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 00:41