Greece: Frontier of hope and fear: Migrants and refugees pushed back at Europe’s border
Every year, thousands of refugees and migrants arrive at the Greek-Turkish border hoping to cross the frontier and enter the European Union. This report documents further reports that Greek officials are routinely and illegally “pushing back” refugees and migrants into Turkey, in breach of Greek and international law. Victims describe how some Greek law enforcement officials ill-treated them, stole their belongings and put their very lives at risk. Given mounting evidence that Greece is violating human rights standards enshrined in EU law, the European Commission has an obligation to act.
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