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Thursday, January 24, 2013

ITALY SENDS ILLEGALS/"ASYLUM SEEKERS" BACK TO GREECE WITHIN HOURS OF ARRIVAL

REMEMBER ARAB SPRING  "ASYLUM SEEKERS" IN LAMPEDUSA?


AND HOW THEY THANKED ITALY FOR IT'S HOSPITALITY?

Instead of following international standards on how to treat asylum seekers and unaccompanied migrant children who arrive illegally from Greece, the Italian authorities have been summarily returning them, according to a report by Human Rights Watch scheduled to be published Tuesday.

Officials in several ports along Italy’s Adriatic coast routinely return stowaways on ferries from Greece within hours, without adequately considering requests for asylum or, in the case of children, admitting them to determine their best interests, the report said.

BRAVO ITALIA!

READ MORE
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/22/world/europe/italy-said-to-turn-back-asylum-seekers-from-greece.html?_r=0

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