Greece: Returns from Greece to Turkey - 31 August 2019


Greece: Returns from Greece to Turkey - 31 August 2019

2019/09/10 | 16:30 - Source: Relief Web

(ThisDay | Iraq News Now)- Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Country: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Greece, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, World

Overview

The majority of those returned to Turkey are Pakistani nationals (38 percent of total).

Syrians constitute 18 percent of the total number of those returned, and are followed by Algerians, Afghans and Bangladeshis.

In total, 351 Syrians have been returned to Turkey to date.

38 of them have been returned on the basis that their asylum claims were found inadmissible at 2nd instance.

Of all those returned, 45 percent did not express a will to apply for asylum or withdrew their will to apply for asylum or withdrew their asylum claims in Greece.



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