Friday, October 17, 2008

Before the deluge

The 150-strong population [on the Aegean island of Agathonisi] has been overwhelmed as it tried to cope with an influx of immigrants that by last week had surpassed 4,100 in number...

...Last year nearly 200 men, women and children were buried in unnamed graves, mostly on [Greek] islands where their bodies had washed up.
-- report in The Guardian.

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