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Refugees refuse to budge from makeshift Idomeni border camp in Greece

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By Euronews  with Agencies
Refugees refuse to budge from makeshift Idomeni border camp in Greece

<p>Greek authorities are urging refugees to leave a makeshift Idomeni camp close to the border with the <span class="caps">FYR</span> of Macedonia border and move to official reception centres elsewhere is the country. <b> </b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Refugees queue for food at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees near <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Idomeni?src=hash">#Idomeni</a> I By Joe Klamar <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AFP?src=hash">#AFP</a> <a href="https://t.co/k95iS7SbkK">pic.twitter.com/k95iS7SbkK</a></p>— <span class="caps">AFP</span> Photo Department (<code>AFPphoto) <a href="https://twitter.com/AFPphoto/status/725322790983884800">April 27, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <b> </b> After weeks in the sprawling camp trapped by Balkan border closures the migrants are facing the prospect of removal to a processing centre and the possibility of deportation to Turkey. <b> </b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/idomeni?src=hash">#idomeni</a>:Second day on a roll,police distribute papers asking people to move to another camp.Buses will be provide. <a href="https://t.co/ppD4sDYi4Y">pic.twitter.com/ppD4sDYi4Y</a></p>&mdash; Juan Maza Calleja (</code>JuanMazaCalleja) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuanMazaCalleja/status/725259534948794368">April 27, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <b> </b> <br /> “We will stay here. Where can we go? If we go back it’s a bigger problem.No one should forget what happened to us; in the new camp nobody will help us, nobody will speak about us, no press, no help. It’s a big problem,” said one migrant, another complained that one camp is the same as any other:“All the people who have moved to the new camps say its just the same, the same kind of life. They give you one portion of pasta and a piece of bread, is it enough for human being to survive on.” </p> <p>Many cling to the hope that the borders will reopen and they will be allowed to <br /> continue on their journey across Europe, primarily to Germany. <b> </b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Authorities are spreading this letter in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Idomeni?src=hash">#Idomeni</a>. Trying to clear refugee camp? <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/refugeesGr?src=hash">#refugeesGr</a> <a href="https://t.co/v4yjOn0RMs">pic.twitter.com/v4yjOn0RMs</a></p>— Enough is Enough! (@enough14) <a href="https://twitter.com/enough14/status/724961414578900992">April 26, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>Human rights groups say living conditions are appalling and the health risks high.</p>