The burning of Moria is all of Europe's fault

It almost doesn't matter who started the fires this week in the squalid refugee camp in Lesbos called Moria, leaving thousands to sleep on the streets.

It could have been the desperate migrants, dwelling in cramped tents without clean toilets and forced by Covid-19 to "quarantine", whatever that may mean in such conditions. It could have been local Greeks who resent what they see as a slum that sullies their beautiful island. Or the fires could have flared all by themselves, because in such a wretched place, bad things are just bound to happen.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month
  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.