2 weeks Rallyists put 13,000 chairs in Berlin Manilatimes |World
BERLIN: Campaigners placed 13,000 chairs outside the German parliament building in Berlin, in a symbolic protest calling for the overcrowded migrants camps in Greek islands to be shut down. Each chair represented one of the people stuck in terrible conditions in the Moria camp on Lesbos island, Greece’s largest reception camp, said the organizing groups, Seebruecke, Sea-Watch, Campact and LeaveNoOneBehind. The chairs also recalled that German communes and states, with Berlin at the head, have said they are ready to take responsibility for migrants languishing in the insalubrious camps on several Greek islands. ... more