AYS digest 14/11/19: Croatian MEP says “pushbacks are fake news”

Over the past 2 days, reports from Border Violence Monitoring Network, Human Rights Watch and Are You Syrious were quoted heavily in the European Parliament / Syrian refugees say Greek coast guard opened fire at them, bullet holes found on boat / Vial camp is drowning as people wait for relocation to the mainland Greece / European Court of Justice rules that no asylum seeker should be left in the street, Italy ignores

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Nov 15, 2019 · 8 min read
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Marks from handcuffs used by the police officers before the person was pushed back from Croatia to Bosnia. Photo: Dean Blažević

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In the heated debate in the European Parliament, Croats claim NGOs “made up stories about pushbacks for their political gain”

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Injuries sustained during the “fake news” pushback from Croatia to Bosnia. Photo: BVMN
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Despair in Vučjak camp is a direct result of Croatian violations of human rights. Photo: Thom Davies

Aegean Sea Pushbacks

Syrian Refugees: Greek Coast Guard Fired on Us!

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Bullet holes on the boat that was carrying refugees from Izmir to Greece. Photo: Daily Shabah

At Least 36 People Deported from Greece to Turkey in December

Severe Flooding Has Hit Vial Hotspot on Chios, Greece

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Photo credit: Elena Depi De Piccoli

European Court of Justice Rules that No Asylum Seeker Should be Left in the Street, Italy Ignores

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Refugees sleeping rough in Lecco, near the fancy Lake Como tourist resort.

Italian Supreme Court Overrules Salvini’s Anti-Migrant Security Measures

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Daily news digests from the field, mainly for volunteers and refugees on the route, but also for journalists and other parties.

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