Vanessa Redgrave will be visiting Greece for the refugee issue

Vanessa Redgrave will be visiting Greece for the refugee issue

Athens, January 5, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Olga Mavrou

The famous British actress and activist Vanessa Redgrave, who has already organized events for the refugees in London, is planning on visiting tomorrow refugee centers in Greece. On Tuesday, January the 5th, she is planning to visit the Refugee Centre in Eleonas, accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Immigration Policy Yannis Mouzalas.

As she said, she wants to know firsthand the situation in Greece.

During her stay in Athens, she plans also to attend (on January the 6th)  the  show “My Smyrna, beloved”, with the writer Martin Sherman.

“People in Europe should be better informed about what happened in Smyrna and such tragedies should not be repeated”, she said.