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After fire destroyed a migrant reception centre on the Greek island of Lesbos, the EU needs a more welcoming approach to asylum.
With protests taking place against asylum seekers, and being the eternal optimist that I am, let’s try and fully address this whole thing about “first safe country” and why it has no basis in either law or reality, along with a couple of other things.
If you, as many others – including the Home Office it seems, had only just a vague grasp of how different laws and treaties work in relation to asylum seekers and deportation from the UK, this very informative piece will definitely clarify things.
With France on manoeuvres and Germany struggling to play peacemaker, Turkish-Greek relations are close to 1974 lows.
Official statistics record 377 deaths in the Mediterranean in 2020, but the true figure is likely to be much higher.
Incumbent governments are enjoying renewed popularity during the coronavirus pandemic, while far-right challengers get bogged down in conspiracy theories.
The Aegean has long been a place of overlapping migration. Now it is facing a new crisis.