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EU Border Agency Chief Resigns Amid Migrant Pushback Claims

EU border agency's chief resigned last week following allegations that the agency was involved in migrant pushbacks from Greece’s borders. The board of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, known as Frontex, said on Friday that it accepted the...

Greece’s Watchdog Finds No Evidence of Migrant Pushbacks

An investigation by Greece’s national transparency watchdog has found no basis for reports of migrant pushbacks by Greek authorities, it was announced on Tuesday. The independent National Transparency Authority (NTA) announced that an in-depth investigation into claims that Hellenic Coast...

UN Calls on Greece to End “Deplorable” Migrant Pushbacks

The United Nation's refugee agency (UNHCR) on Monday called for Greece to stop pushing back migrants who are attempting to seek asylum in the country. Greek politicians denied the accusations that such pushbacks were taking place, saying that the UNHCR...

Dutch Journalist who Caused Stir over Migrants “Bullied” Out of Greece

Dutch journalist Ingeborg Beugel, who caused a stir after questioning Greek PM Mitsotakis on migrant pushbacks last week, stated on Wednesday that she has left Greece after allegedly facing attacks and bullying. The Dutch journalist, who has lived in Greece...

Greece’s PM Snaps at Dutch Journalist Over Migrant Pushbacks

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis snapped at a Dutch journalist who openly accused him of “lying” about alleged migrant pushbacks during a press conference in Athens on Tuesday. Standing next to visiting Dutch leader Mark Rutte, Mitsotakis was visibly angered...

European Rights Body Urges Greece to Stop Migrant Pushbacks

Europe's leading human rights body has urged Greece to end migrant pushbacks on its borders, a practice that Athens denies carrying out.