PBS NewsHour

Crisis builds between Greek residents, asylum seekers

Clip: 02/17/2020 | 9m 37s Video has closed captioning.

Amid growing unrest in Greece, the government there is temporarily halting construction of permanent detention centers for asylum seekers. Tens of thousands of migrants have been stranded in the country for more than four years, since its border with Macedonia was sealed and the European Union failed to find enough alternative destinations. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

Aired: 02/17/20

Rating: NR

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