He made the journey from Afghanistan to Greece. He lived inside the biggest refugee camp in Europe, was transferred to different places across the country, and dreamed of many European destinations – and then a world pandemic erupted.
After intense protests and reports which uncovered the program’s links to distance learning providers, the government ended the program. Even now, however, the whole truth has not been revealed.
The strawberry season has already begun, and at least 7,000 harvesters from Bangladesh are currently in Manolada. While agricultural production has decreased due to COVID-19, difficult living and working conditions raise further concerns.