2016-04-28 22:03:23

Europe’s "Hot Spot" Refugee Registration Centers are "Concentration Camps"

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis talks about the refugee crisis in Europe, and so-called "hot-spots" that are registration centers for refugees in his country. "George Orwell would be very proud of Europe and our capacity for doublespeak and creating new terms by which to hide the awful reality," Varoufakis says. "When you see the word ‘hot spots,’ just translate it to 'concentration camps.'" He says the Greek government has been pressured to intern the refugees fleeing war and famine, and notes the growth of right-wing parties in Europe, such as Golden Dawn.

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