Migration and Struggle in Greece

Korinthos Detention Center: migrant jumped out of the window

Posted by clandestina on 24 August 2013

kentro-kratisis-495x33024 August, midday: An Afghani migrant jumped out of the window of the detention center in Korinthos and was seriously injured. Earlier, the detainee had climbed the iron bars of the windows, threatening he would jump, to protest his prolonged and inhuman incarceration.

Around 5,000 immigrants have been arrested and detained in Greece since the launching of “Xenios Dias” police operation one year ago.

The injured man has been transferred to the General Hospital of Korinthos. At the moment there is no further information about his condition.

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