September 27, 2023

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Hundreds of refugees have been spotted naked at the border between Greece and Turkey

Hundreds of refugees have been spotted naked at the border between Greece and Turkey

Paulina Bakula, spokeswoman for the European border surveillance agency Frontex, confirmed.AFP 92 migrants were rescued on Friday With the help of the Greek authorities.

Agents [de Frontex] The migrants were said to be naked and some of them had injuriesShe added, speaking from the organization’s headquarters in Warsaw, that Athens would ensure that Turkey strips these people before deporting them to the Greek side of the border.

Greek Civil Defense Minister Takis Theodorikakos blamed Ankarafacilitating illegal immigration, But Turkey has denied any involvement in the humiliating treatment of these refugees.

In a series of particularly scathing Twitter messages spoken in Turkish, Greek and English, the Turkish presidency blamed the behavior of its Greek neighbours. Inhumane.

We urge Greece to end its inhumane treatment of refugees as soon as possible and to put an end to the false and baseless accusations against Turkey. »

A quote from Fahrettin Altun, Turkish Presidency Communications Director

Through these ridiculous machinations, Greece once again shows the world that it does not even respect the dignity of oppressed people, by taking away their personal belongings and publishing photos of deported refugees. He adds.

Turkey’s Deputy Interior Minister Ismail Katakli has previously called on Athens to stop Manipulation and dishonesty.

United Nations demand a Complete investigation

Most of those affected, Syrians and Afghans, Frontex agents were told that three Turkish army vehicles had transferred them near EvrosTakis Theodorikakos made the promise in an interview with the private television channel Sky.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) condemned it on Twitter on Sunday Such cruel and humiliating treatment And asked for one A full investigation into the incident.

Greek Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi said this incident on Saturday Shame on civilization.

Separates Greece regularly NGO and through various journalistic investigations for illegal and violent pushbacks at its sea and land borders with Turkey. But it has always denied resorting to this practice, which is against international law.

At the United Nations in late September, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed Greece for changing the Aegean Sea. the cemetery She is Repressive policy.

Mr. Attun insisted again on Sunday: The Greek authorities must first be held accountable for the babies they left to drown in the Aegean Sea, the people they robbed and beat with belts in Merik. [le nom turc d’Évros, NDLR] and left to freeze in coordination with FrontexHe wrote.

He responded to the incident that took place on SundayNGO Mare Liberum says he believes it In the Evros region, human rights crimes are committed systematically and daily by Turkey and Greece.

When these crimes are discussed publicly by members of the government, it only serves to fuel the conflict. Between these two countries, she continued.