ARTE Reportage

Greece: Illegal Pushbacks of Asylum Seekers

ARTE ReportageGreece: Illegal Pushbacks of Asylum Seekers


In Greece, the coastguard has taken to pushing back potential asylum seekers towards Turkish waters. That's despite the fact that once in Europe, these people have a right to apply for asylum and to have that application processed. But while this tactic is against EU human rights law, the Greek government have a promise to keep to its electorate: reducing the flow of migrants.

Duration :

25 min

Available :

From 27/06/2021 to 08/06/2024

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Documentaries and Reportage