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Déjà vu on the Greek-Turkey Border

Expand Migrants that crossed the land border between Greece and Turkey are seen at the Pre-Removal Detention Center in the village of Fylakio, Northern Greece, February 24, 2017. © 2017 Alexandros Avramidis /Reuters Ten years ago, I documented a systematic pattern of brutal Greek border police pushbacks of migrants and asylum seekers at the Evros River border that divides Greece and Turkey. Last week, as I edited a new Human Rights Watch report, I felt as though I was re-reading my old report. Here’s a paragraph from my 2008 report, “Stuck in a Revolving Door”: Summary forcible expulsions…

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