The use of teargas by the police of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) against migrants and refugees was condemned by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

On Sunday, some of the migrants living in the makeshift camp at the Greek village of Idomeni tried to tear down the border fence between Greece and FYROM and the FYROM police immediately responded by using tear gas, stun grenades, plastic bullets and a water cannon to repel the people in need.

On Monday, UNHCR said that it was g...


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