Afghan sisters deported from Austria after landmark EU ruling

Afghan sisters deported from Austria after landmark EU ruling
 

Two Afghan sisters who lost a landmark asylum case at the European Union's top court have been deported from Austria, aid agencies say.
Khadija and Zainab Jafari and their three young children arrived in Austria in 2016, but were not granted asylum.
The authorities decided they should be sent back to Croatia because it was their point of entry to the EU.
The sisters challenged this at the European Court of Justice [ECJ], but it ruled in favour of the authorities.
Under the so-called Dublin regulation, refugees typically have to seek asylum in the first EU state they reach.
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13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 55
Source: BBC
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