‘Sexual assaults on children’ at Greek refugee camps
Charities claim youngsters and women are too afraid to leave tents after dark at government-run camps
Children as young as seven have been sexually assaulted in official European refugee camps, the Observer has been told. The claims come as testimony emerges suggesting that some camps are so unsafe that youngsters are too terrified to leave their tents at night.
Charities and human rights groups allege that children stranded in supposedly safe camps in Greece that were built to deal with #Europe’s migration crisis – many of whom are likely to be eligible to claim asylum in the UK – have been sexually abused.