Greek police stand guard in front of the Moria camp while refugees demonstrate against the new deal between EU and Turkey, on March 24, 2016 in Lesbos. / AFP / Fabio Bucciarelli
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Aid workers on the island of Lesbos Thursday protested planned deportations of migrants and refugees from Greece, as the government said the process would not start for at least another 10 days.More than 2,000 refugees and migrants have been detained on Lesbos and other islands near the Turkish coast since an international agreement went into effect Sunday to fast track deportations to Turkey.Earlier, Kyritsis announced the government was creating 30,000 new places at refugee shelters -- extending capacity at existing sites and creating new ones -- over the next 20 days for voluntary evacuation of refugees camped out at the Greek-Macedonian border and the country's main port of Piraeus.
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