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Refugees in Greece Are Teaching Each Other Martial Arts to Blow Off Steam

Vice 03 Jun 2021
The sessions led by Norusi are organised by Yoga and Sports with Refugees, an NGO based in Lesbos that promotes physical activity as a way to help refugees and migrants cope with the stresses of life and their asylum process ... From there, he made his way to Lesbos, where he lived in the Moria refugee camp for a year-and-a-half.

How one film about the refugee crisis spurred two local women to volunteer in Lesbos

The Recorder 07 Sep 2019
In the Newark airport, on her way to Greece for a yoga retreat her husband was running, Jane Cross read The New York Times and started to cry ...It’s about the 4.1 miles between Turkey and Lesbos, and about rescuing people at sea. I was like, ‘Why am I going to Greece to go to a damn yoga retreat? I’m a doctor — I should be going and working.’”.

'They're very normal kids with very traumatic stories'

RTE 13 Mar 2019
A handmade sign occupies prime position on the reception desk at the Gekko Kids school in Lesbos... He was watching TV at home in Co Waterford in February 2016 when he saw distressing images of boats carrying migrants arriving on the island of Lesbos. .
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