Before last May’s election in Greece, the returning prime minister claimed his ‘firm but fair’ policy on people movement worked. Far from it.
The Greek migrant shipwreck was another preventable tragedy at the borders of Europe.
The warehousing of asylum-seekers behind barbed wire encapsulates where ‘protecting borders’ leads.
It’s a lot easier to ignore the plight of the refugees at Europe’s borders if one doesn’t hear their stories.