Disagreements between Kurds and Arabs about fasting during Ramadan "severely" injured at least 10 Kurds at a refugee camp on the Greek Island of Lesbos.
"The fight began when some Arab youth started to fight with Kurds over fasting," Mohammed Khalil, a 19-year-old Kurdish migrant from Kobane in Syria, told Rudaw on Saturday from Lesbos.
Moria Refugee Camp is located on the Island of Lesbos. In 2016, the European Union and Turkey signed an agreement to prevent migrants from reaching Europe. The Greek government confined tens of thousands of asylum seekers on five islands — at least 7,600 on Lesbos.
"I was fasting yesterday, yet some Arabs from Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Algeria came and said Rojava [Syrian Kurdistan] Kurds are infidels and don't fast. Then the fight started. The refugee Arabs went and later came back together. A bloody fight happened," Khalil added.