Asylum seekers are being detained, sexually assaulted, robbed, assaulted and stripped before being forced back to Turkey by Greek security forces and unidentified armed groups, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday.
Greece’s decision to suspend for one month access for asylum seekers should be immediately reversed, said the report.
Nadia Hardman, a researcher and advocate for the Refugee Rights Program at Human Rights said the “The European Union is hiding behind a shield of Greek security force abuse instead of helping Greece protect asylum seekers and relocate them safely throughout the EU.
“The EU should protect
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