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EU Nations Begin Returning Migrants to Greece

Via ABC News European Union countries have begun the process of sending migrants who arrived over the last five months via Greece back there to have their asylum applications assessed, resuming a practice that was suspended as Greece struggled to cope with a massive refugee influx. EU rules oblige migrants …

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Europe’s Cities Absorb Sharia Law

Via Gatestone Institute Within days after the Islamic State conquered the city of Sirte in Libya two years ago, enormous billboards appeared in the Islamist stronghold warning women they must wear baggy robes that cover their entire bodies, and no perfume. These “sharia stipulations for hijab” included wearing dense material …

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Brussels Pressures Eastern Bloc Countries Over Migrants

Via France 24 The European Union stepped up pressure Wednesday on rebellious eastern states to take in their fair share of refugees under mandatory quotas adopted at the height of the migrant crisis. Hungary and Slovakia looked set to see their appeal against the plan rejected after the advisor to …

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EU Naval Migrant Rescue Mission in Mediterranean a ‘Failure’

Via Telegraph Europe’s anti-smuggling naval mission in the Mediterranean has been a “failure” that has not decreased deaths among desperate migrants seeking a better life in Europe, a House of Lords committee has ruled. In a damning report into the pan-EU Operation Sophia, the Lord’s European Union Committee found that …

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Amnesty International Blames EU for Soaring Migrant Death Toll

Via BBC Amnesty International has blamed “failing EU policies” for the soaring death toll among refugees and migrants in the central Mediterranean. In a report, it said “cynical deals” with Libya consigned thousands to the risk of drowning, rape and torture. It said the EU was turning a blind eye …

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