Migration and Struggle in Greece

30 new detention camps announced, for 30.000 immigrants!

Posted by clandestina on 26 March 2012

M. Chrysohoidis, minister “of Citizen Protection”, announced today the creation of thirty detention lagers for immigrants in cooperation with the Ministry of Defense.

The minister had a meeting with the governors of 10 Greek prefectures to ask them if they agree to build detention centers in their areas and if they have specific facilities to offer for this purpose.

He also assured that the EU funding for these centers will be 250 million euros for the three following years.
For each detention lager a new independent police department will be created with personnel of 150 new police officers and also 70 private security men for every 250 immigrants detained.

According to the plan, each new detention center will be divided into four sector will capacity of 250 detained immigrants, i.e. 1,000 immigrants in each of the 30 lagers announced, a total of 30,000!

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