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(25/07/2017) Turkey: Foreign Minister’s baseless allegations threaten entire human ... Responding to statements made by Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu at a press conference following his ... Dutch plan for EU ‘refugee swap’ with Turkey is morally bankrupt Refugees arriving by boat to Lesvos, Greece, from Turkey. © Amnesty International Dutch plan for EU ‘refugee swap’ with Turkey is morally bankrupt A new plan to tackle unprecedented refugee flows to Europe, mooted by the Dutch Presidency of the European Union today, is fundamentally flawed since it would hinge on illegally returning asylum seekers and refugees from Greece to Turkey, Amnesty International warned. (10/12/2015) Commission action against Hungary step towards restoring rights of refugees The opening of the infringement procedure by the European Commission against Hungary in relation to its ... (10/11/2015) EU-Africa Summit in Valletta must not dress up border control as ... As European Union (EU) leaders and African heads of state prepare to meet in Malta on 11 and 12 November for ... (10/11/2015) Diary note: New report on the failings and dangers of Europe’s response ... Razor-wire fences, push-backs and violence at the hands of authorities, and outsourcing of responsibilities ... (19/10/2015) Hundreds of refugees and asylum-seekers stranded in dire conditions ... Croatian and Slovenian authorities must urgently come up with effective solutions as hundreds of refugees ... (17/10/2015) Turkey: Merkel must ensure rights of refugees not cut out of EU-Turkey deal European leaders’ desperate attempts to enlist Turkey as Europe’s gatekeeper are ignoring the manifest ... (19/11/2014) Turkey: Border abuses and destitution aggravating plight of Syria refugees The international community’s failure to deal with the growing number of Syrian refugees fleeing into Turkey ...