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Investigation reveals illegal 'drift-backs' in Greece

A new investigation by Forensic Architecture/Forensis has mapped over 1,000 cases of illegal at-sea expulsions of asylum seekers in the Aegean Sea, also known as 'drift-backs', whereby people are towed out to sea and abandoned. The cases took place between March 2020 and March 2022 and involved 27,464 people, it said.

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A plea to the EU from inside Tehran's Evin jail

As a result of my peaceful civil activism, I have been arrested 13 times, undergone five trials, and been sentenced to 34 years of imprisonment and 154 lashes in total. I am currently in Evrin prison, without the slightest regret.

Illegal pushbacks happening daily in Croatia, says NGO

More than 1,600 testimonies of alleged illegal pushbacks of migrants and refugees throughout the EU has been published, collated by the Border Violence Monitoring Network and the Left party — adding to the mounting evidence of abuse.

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No, Bosnia and Herzegovina is not ready for the EU

The European Commission has asked the member states' leaders assembling in Brussels next week for the customary end-of-year European Council to approve EU candidate status for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Doing so would be a mistake.

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