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Greece: Further information on Fear of forcible return

, Index number: EUR 25/009/2001

The Greek authorities announced on 7 November that they would allow the 714 people aboard the Turkish-flagged ship now in Zakynthos port to apply for asylum. By 8 November all those on board had been allowed to come ashore, and given shelter in a hotel and a gymnasium. Those who need it have been offered medical treatment.

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