Category: Turkey


Greece: Migrants allegedly beaten by border authorities

Greek authorities are beating and mistreating migrants in an attempt to push them back into Turkey, according to migrants who...
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Turkish authorities intercepted almost 4,000 migrants in span of one week

During a week-long period in early November, Turkish security forces arrested at least 3,893 irregular migrants across the...
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Over 90,000 irregular migrants arrested this year in north-western Turkey

At least 90,000 irregular migrants were arrested by security forces in Edirne, Turkey, during the first nine months of 2019,...
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Another 500 migrants picked up near Greek islands

At least 474 migrants have been picked up on or around the Greek islands between 16 and 17 October 2019, according to Greek...
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Hundreds of migrants homeless as another Greek camp damaged by fire

Hundreds of people are living on the streets without shelter after a fire broke out in an overcrowded migrant camp in Greece. The...
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Germany appeals for common EU asylum policy

As irregular migrant arrivals continue to rise in Greece, German interior minister Horst Seehofer has appealed for European Union...
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About 270,000 irregular migrants held in Turkey in 2019

About 270,000 irregular migrants have been held in Turkey between 1 January and 12 September 2019, said the Migration Management...
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330 irregular migrants intercepted at sea between Turkey and Greece

Turkish authorities say they have intercepted 330 irregular migrants attempting to cross to the Greek island of Lesbos on 17 and...
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Bus carrying irregular migrants crash near the Iran-Turkey border, 17 injured

A minibus carrying over 30 irregular migrants crashed into a cliff in eastern Turkey, close to the border with Iran on 16 August...
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