Greek human rights ombudsman on visit to Slovenia
Ljubljana – Human Rights Ombudsman Peter Svetina has met Greek counterpart Andreas I. Pottakis, who heads Europe’s section at the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI), as part of hos visit to Slovenia. Pottakis has also been received by President Borut Pahor, Svetina’s office said in a press release on Wednesday.
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Bulgaria has Stopped 50,000 Hacker Attacks from Russia and Belarus since the Start of the War
Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, Bulgaria has blocked about 50,000 IP addresses and 500 domains from Russia and Belarus, from which hacker attacks were attempted. This was announced by Deputy Interior Minister Tanya Raycheva during an informal meeting of the Council "Justice and Internal Affairs".
EU’s Frontex Tripped in Its Plan for ‘Intrusive’ Surveillance of Migrants
On November 17 last year, when Hervé Yves Caniard entered the 14-floor conference room of the European Union border agency Frontex in Warsaw, European newspapers were flooded with stories of refugees a few hundreds kilometres away, braving the cold at the Belarusian border with Poland.
Turkish Coast Guard saves 77 migrants pushed back by Greece
Turkish Coast Guard teams have rescued 77 irregular migrants pushed back by Greek authorities in two separate operations conducted off the western province of İzmir's Dikili district on June 8.
The first team patrolled the Dikili coasts upon notifications that some migrants on a dinghy were floating on the sea.
Dutch Journalist Awaits Trial in Greece for Helping Asylum Seeker
Asylum seekers wait with their belongings as refugees and migrants from the destroyed Moria camp wait to enter a new camp on Lesbos island, 17 September 2020. Photo by EPA-EFE/VANGELIS PAPANTONIS
EU starts to see Greek pushbacks in Aegean against refugees: Defense minister
The European Union has finally started to see the Greek policy of pushbacks in the Aegean Sea, which has claimed many lives of asylum seekers, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on May 7.
Hojs, Nouris discuss Ukraine war, migration pact
Ljubljana – Interior Minister Aleš Hojs and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Nouris discussed in Ljubljana on Friday the war in Ukraine and its consequences. They stressed the importance of managing migration at the EU level. They also spoke of the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum, where Slovenia advocates flexible solidarity.
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Number of irregular migrants caught in Turkish seas rises
The number of irregular migrants caught in Turkey's seas and migrant movement have increased since the start of the year this year compared to the same period of 2021, data from the country's Coast Guard have shown.
Turkey slams Greece, EU for inhuman treatment toward migrants
Turkey has accused Greece of pushing back migrants through inhuman ways as a state policy and the European Union of turning a blind eye to this blatant violation of human rights after 19 migrants froze to death after being pushed back by Greek authorities in the past weeks.
Bodies of more migrants who froze to death on Greek border recovered
Turkish security forces have recovered the bodies of seven more irregular migrants, who froze to death after Greek border guards pushed them back, bringing the number of the fatalities to 19.
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said the bodies of 12 irregular migrants were found near the İpsala border crossing between Turkey and Greece without shoes and stripped of their clothes.