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Hundreds of migrants on hunger-strike in Greece

Even before the crisis in the Middle East tens of thousands of migrants fled to Europe in search of a new life.

Last year 128,000 arrived in Greece, most via the Turkish border.

Now some of them have gone on hunger-strike in the hope of persuading the Greek authorities to grant them legal residency.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

  • 02 Mar 2011