Apostolis Fotiadis

Militarized Seas? European Diplomats Propose Using Armed Forces to Curb Refugee Flow

A Nov. 19 paper by the European External Action Service (EEAS), the EU diplomatic corps, considers the possibility of the European military getting involved in the south Mediterranean in an effort to curb the influx of irregular migrants and refugees into Europe.

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As Xenophobia Sweeps Greece, Migrants Face Harsh Government Crackdown

A crackdown on irregular migration has entered its fourth week in Greece. The government is shutting the Greek-Turkish northeastern border across river Evros, and removing massive numbers of undocumented migrants from big urban centres into makeshift detention camps.

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