Communist Party slams government for leaving refugees in the cold

The government is fully responsible for leaving refugees and migrants exposed to the cold and the snow, the Communist Party said on Monday, commenting on the living conditions of refugees on the islands.

“Despite assurances to the contrary by the government and the minister for migration policy, refugees and migrants remain exposed to the cold and the snow, in inhumane and dangerous conditions. The government shall be solely responsible for this situation, which we must be address as soon as possible, with the immediate relocation of refugees in closed heated venues and the provision of all necessary measures,” the party said in a press release.