30 JUN 2019

Council of Europe: : pushback

Pushback is the growing practice of making life difficult for refugees to stop them entering or staying in a country.  It is inhuman and degrading.  The demands made on countries to tackle this problem are going to require resources and money.  The report is silent on where that money is coming from. I did not believe it was possible simply to exhort countries to do better without providing the resources and cash.

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