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Greece: Patra Palace by Alfredo D'Amato (37 images)

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The Greek port of Patras is home to around 3,000 illegal immigrants. Most are Afghans, although there are also significant numbers of Iranians and Uzbeks. From here they try to find passage to other European destinations by hiding in ships, containers and trucks parked in the port. The lucky ones will not stay for long. Some, though, have been living in Patras for months and a few for several years.

Many live in shacks made from cartons, plastic and wood found on the beach....
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