September 23, 2023

politics of law

Politics and Law

Greece says it found scores of ‘naked and bruised’ migrants on its border with Turkey

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Greece says it found scores of 'naked and bruised' migrants on its border with Turkey

Ninety-two migrants had been discovered just about bare and bruised following allegedly being pressured across the Evros river from Turkey into Greece, Athens said Sunday.

EU border company Frontex confirmed to AFP the arrival of the team in situations that the Greek ministry for civil defense said sent out an “inhuman impression”.

“The Frontex officers reported that the migrants have been discovered almost naked and some of them with obvious injuries,” claimed Paulina Bakula, spokeswoman for the organisation.

Bakula, talking from Frontex’s Warsaw HQ, mentioned Frontex officers worked with Greek authorities to provide the migrants — generally Afghans and Syrians — with immediate guidance.

She additional the organisation had knowledgeable the agency’s elementary legal rights officer of a likely rights violation.

Greek minister for civil protection, Takis Theodorikakos, accused Turkey of “instrumentalising illegal immigration” in the hottest of a series of recriminations on migration among the neighbours.

Theodorikakos explained to Skai tv quite a few of the migrants had told Frontex that “3 Turkish military automobiles had transferred them” to the river, which functions as a organic border.

Ankara denied any accountability, and Interior Minister Ismail Catakli known as on Greece to halt what, in a tweet, he termed its “manipulations and dishonesty”.

Greek minister for migration and asylum, Notis Mitarachi, had Saturday described the incident as a “disgrace on civilisation”. 

Athens on a regular basis denies accusations from NGOs and media as getting, on lots of events, sought illegally to drive migrants again to Turkey, occasionally utilizing drive.

Last month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan employed a UN address to accuse Greece of transforming the Aegean Sea into a “cemetery” with “oppressive procedures” on immigration.

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