Greece has resumed deporting refugees. 124 people were sent back to a port on the Turkish coast amid protests.
The refugee deal between the European Union and Turkey went into effect two years ago. Brussels is touting it as a success, but the reality is much different, says DW's Daniel Heinrich.
Dozens of asylum seekers have reported being targets of sexual abuse in Greece's overcrowded island camps, according to the UNHCR. The refugee agency wants the government to make the centers safer for women and children.
The Italian coast guard has said it coordinated the rescue of some 800 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea. Seven children with water in the lungs were transferred to a hospital in Tunisia.
A filthy prison instead of a safe haven: Iranian refugee Arash Hampay joined a hunger strike on Lesbos to protest the dire living conditions at the Moria asylum center. Thousands of refugees are detained there.
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