Ferry Plan to Ease 'Critical' Refugee Backlog on Lesbos, Greece

September 8, 2015 9:22 AM

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Ferry Plan to Ease 'Critical' Refugee Backlog on Lesbos, Greece

LESBOS, Greece — Police officer, cardiologist, former political prisoner — no matter what you used to be, you're reduced to nothing on this Mediterranean island, caught in a limbo with no exit.

An estimated 20,000 refugees and migrants are backed up here, their first staging point in a journey from Syria and elsewhere towards a new life in the West.

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