Ten years ago, I documented a systematic pattern of brutal Greek border police pushbacks of migrants and asylum seekers at the Evros River border that divides Greece and Turkey.
Greek law enforcement officers at the land border with Turkey in the northeastern Evros region routinely summarily return asylum seekers and migrants, Human Rights Watch said today.
The terms ‘refugee’ and ‘migrant’ have been used interchangeably to describe the millions of people worldwide that are either fleeing conflict or seeking better living conditions.
Migrants trying to enter the EU have made a growing number of attempts at the Croatian border after other Balkan routes closed down. Many say they’ve encountered a violent response from police.
Migrants who have made, or who are making the journey to the United States border in caravans confront increasing threats to their lives, liberty and security,
Migrants, many with children in tow, have been camping at a baseball field in the Mexican border city of Tijuana.