EU patrols accused of firing at refugees



IRISH Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson called on the European Union yesterday to clarify “deeply concerning” reports of border patrols firing on refugee boats in the Mediterranean.
Ms Anderson and other MEPs wrote to senior EU officials including the executive director of the agency for the management of borders, the Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights and the EU Ombudsman condemning the use of firearms against refugees.
“Claims of repeated incidents where boats carrying refugees attempting to cross the Mediterranean have been fired on by border security patrols are deeply... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 30
Source: Morning Star
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