Pournara residents protest harsh camp conditions

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Pournara residents protest harsh camp conditions
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Asylum seekers living in the Pournara camp located at the outskirts of Nicosia staged a peaceful protest on Monday against the delays in the processing of their applications, as well as against the severe overcrowding and harsh conditions of life in the camp.

The asylum seekers demanded a quicker and more transparent registration process that would allow them to secure shelter outside the overcrowded camp, that is currently hosting some 1,500 residents despite its capacity for 1,000.

The Pournara camp was initially constructed as a reception centre that would host up to 350 newly arriving asylum...


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Pournara residents protest harsh camp conditions


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