Greece should face more checks over asylum seeker treatment

Frontex human rights official says Greece ‘needs enhanced monitoring’ after claims asylum seekers being illegally expelled. Greek authorities should face more checks over how they manage asylum seekers trying to reach Europe, the lead official in charge of human rights at the EU’s border agency has said. Jonas Grimheden, fundamental rights officer at the European Border […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , The Guardian



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Sweden far-right party calls to end aid for immigrants who fail to fit in

Anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats party has said it wants to spend $2.3 billion on strengthening the justice system and withdraw grants for immigrants who do not adopt the country’s culture. The party’s leader, Jimmie Akesson, called it “a classic assimilation policy” and said he envisions the construction of special “Sweden centres” in marginalised areas. “There you […]

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Country: Sweden



Frontex accused of complicity in Greek pushbacks

The EU’s border agency is accused of complicity in Greece’s illegal pushbacks of asylum seekers, a German magazine reported on Thursday. Publishing the findings of an investigation by OLAF, the EU’s anti-fraud watchdog, German magazine Der Spiegel revealed that Frontex chief Fabrice Leggeri and other top officials not only knew of but also covered up […]

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Country: Germany
Source: TRT




Swedish Prime Minister employs illegal immigrants at home

A 25-year-old woman, who does not have a residence permit and works illegally, has emerged in the home of Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson. When the security bell of the cleaning company gave a false alarm, the police raided Prime Minister Andersson’s home on December 21, 2021 and encountered a 25-year-old cleaning woman who did […]

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Country: Sweden
Source: TRT





Greece left immigrants to starvation

Announcing that Greece has stopped the payments allocated for asylum seekers from the European Union funds, the German aid organization accused the Greek government of leaving the refugees to starvation. This time, Greece’s obstacles to refugees were on Germany’s agenda. German aid organization Pro Asyl announced that the Greek government has stopped cash payments from […]

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Country: Greece
Source: TRT



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



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

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