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Greek authorities crackdown on critical nonprofits amid backlash for refugee pushback


Police in Greece’s most eastern islands have launched a human-trafficking prosecution against nonprofits that help asylum seekers try to avoid being pushed back at sea to Turkey. The move is being seen as part of a wider effort by some European countries to criminalize humanitarian organizations as the Greek coast guard defends its pushback efforts. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

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