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Refugees

2021

30

Jul

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Greece: Stop Denying Refugee Children an Education

The Greek government should urgently reform discriminatory policies so that children seeking asylum can go to school when the new year begins on September 13, 2021, Human Rights Watch said today. Only 1 in 7 children living in camps was able to attend school in the last school year, and the authorities should immediately hire […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , RW

16

Jul

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Frontex Reform Needed to Protect Migrant Rights in Europe

The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, known as Frontex, has failed to protect the rights of people at European Union borders, a European Parliament investigation has found. The July 15 report highlights how Frontex – in particular its executive director, Fabrice Leggeri – failed to take action to address reports of migrant pushbacks, the […]

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Country: European Union
Source: , HRW

23

Jun

Greece: Pushbacks and violence against refugees and migrants are de facto border policy

Greek border forces are violently and illegally detaining groups of refugees and migrants before summarily returning them to Turkey, in contravention of their human rights obligations under EU and international law, new research from Amnesty International has revealed. The report, Greece: Violence, lies and pushbacks, documents how the Greek authorities are conducting illegal pushbacks at land […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , Amnesty

05

Jun

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Fortress Denmark wants to send its asylum seekers outside Europe

Denmark has adopted new legislation allowing it to open asylum centers outside Europe for applicants to be sent to, in a move aimed at deterring migrants from coming to the country at all. Denmark on Thursday ratcheted up its tough anti-immigration laws by adopting new legislation enabling it to open asylum centres outside Europe where […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: , NA

03

Jun

In post-pandemic Europe, migrants will face digital fortress

Greek border guards are firing deafening noises across the border from armored cars into Turkey. The long-range sound equipment, or “sound cannon,” mounted on a vehicle is the size of a small TV set, but comparable to the volume of a jet engine. It has been installed and tested to prevent people from illegally entering […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , Eminetra

10

May

Revealed: 2,000 refugee deaths linked to illegal EU pushbacks

EU member states have used illegal operations to push back at least 40,000 asylum seekers from Europe’s borders during the pandemic, methods being linked to the death of more than 2,000 people, the Guardian can reveal. In one of the biggest mass expulsions in decades, European countries, supported by EU’s border agency Frontex, has systematically […]

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Country: European Union
Source: , The Guardian

06

May

France: Police Expelling Migrant Children

French police summarily expel dozens of unaccompanied children to Italy each month in violation of French and international law, Human Rights Watch said today. To enable the returns, the police frequently record on official documents different ages or birth dates than the children declared. The authorities have also summarily returned adults, including families with young […]

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Country: France
Source: , HRW

14

Apr

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Denmark to revoke Syrian refugees’ residence permits in toughest crackdown in Europe

Denmark has started to embark on its plan to reconsider permits for Syrian refugees from the Damascus area, following through on its announcement last year to begin reevaluations. The move is in response to a 2019 report Danish authorities issued, citing that the security situation in some parts of Syria had “improved significantly.” Denmark’s decision […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: , WE

13

Apr

Germany’s far-right, anti-migrant AfD targets the refugees

Germany’s far-right AfD party vowed to campaign for an end to coronavirus restrictions, a tougher line on migration and an exit from the EU as it finalised its election manifesto on Sunday. On the second day of a congress to firm up its strategy ahead of Germany’s election on September 26, the anti-Islam, anti-immigration party […]

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Country: Germany
Source: , FRANCE 24

12

Apr

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Biden set to accept fewest refugees of any modern president, including Trump, report says

Since his days on the campaign trail, President Biden has tried to cast himself as diametrically opposed to President Donald Trump when it comes to welcoming refugees into the United States. Within two weeks of taking office, Biden signed an executive order to rebuild and enhance federal programs to resettle refugees — programs he said […]

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Country: United States
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