The grassroots refugee camp that shows Europe ‘a better way of doing things’

Originally published in The Canary

Pikpa is an independent, grassroots refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. The camp provides an example of how refugees can be welcomed to Europe with solidarity. The community environment provided by Pikpa stands in stark contrast to the state-run and EU-financed Moria detention camp, which has often been called “the worst refugee camp on Earth”.

Pikpa camp is run by grassroots NGO Lesvos Solidarity. And right now, Lesvos Solidarity is calling for funds to keep the project going.

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