Palestinian refugees Ghasan and Wisam in their hotel room in central Athens, May 26, 2017. Eleftherios Elis / AFP

Fleeing Hamas' Harsh Rule in Gaza, Thousands of Palestinians Seek Refuge in Athens

Ayman was imprisoned by Hamas for his cartoons, Naji was tortured and Osama became an expert on escape. Now they find that in Greece it’s easier to be Syrian than Palestinian

ATHENS – “I'm asking you to leave this place right now,” bellows the woman unloading boxes from a white van. The three men helping her stop and glare.

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