EU border agency deported record number of people in first half of 2021

The Guardian, 29 November 2021.

"The EU border agency Frontex deported a record number of people in the first half of the year, according to a leaked document that has sparked concern about people being sent back to countries where they may face war or persecution.



The civil liberties NGO Statewatch, which published the leaked report, argued there was “no certainty” that Frontex was not supporting refoulements, ie sending people back to face repression or war in their home countries.

A spokesperson for Frontex said returns decisions were always made by EU member states in line with EU law."

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