IDOMENI, GREECE — On Friday, the border between Macedonia and Greece became the latest no man’s land for refugees seeking sanctuary in Europe after the Macedonian government closed the border with Greece and their police beat and used tear gas on the surging crowds

After declaring a state of emergency on Thursday, Macedonia on Friday found itself at the centre of an international scandal as images beamed around the world of police firing stun grenades and shooting rubber bullets into crowds of men, women and children – who have themselves fled state violence and war zones in Africa and the Middle East. Read more…

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