Revolt in Amigdaleza detention center

On December 1st migrants detained in Amigdaleza detention center started a protest against the detention conditions and demanding their freedom. It is not the first time and will not be the last time of protests in Amigdaleza and other detention centers.
In The night of that Saturday, the detainees gathered in the yard pulling the fence and shouting slogans for freedom.

The protest was encountered with Riot police who “convinced” the protestors to return silently into their cells.

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