A migrant girl looks through a fence at a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni on March 19, 2016 where thousands of migrants and refugees are stranded. Tens of thousands of refugees are trapped in dire conditions after Balkan countries shut their borders, many of them at the overwhelmed border town of Idomeni.Turkish and EU leaders on Friday agreed a "historic" deal for curbing the influx of migrants that has plunged Europe into its biggest refugee crisis since the end of World War II.
When you lookup on Wikipedia you get the following description:
Idomeni is a small village in Greece, near the borders with the Republic of Macedonia. The village is located in the municipality of Paeonia, Kilkis regional unit of Central Macedonia. Wikipedia
But in the history books it will be remembered by human suffering.
For the past three years, and especially since September 2014, this global drama called migration has unfolded in Idomeni, on the border between Greece and Macedonia.
The victims are refugees from Syria, Iran, Afghanistan, Morocco, Somalia… Their odyssey was halted in this forgotten place in Europe.
I’ve spent only one week photographing all those people at a makeshift camp, but I will remember this for my whole life.
This is my work for AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE.