ITALY-EGYPT: Amnesty International calls for an end to mass expulsions (1)


ITALY-EGYPT: Amnesty International calls for an end to mass expulsions. Following the expulsion to Cairo of 68 migrants of the 131 who were intercepted in a boat by the Italian authorities off the coast of in Sicily on 26 October 2010 in a charter flight on the following evening, Amnesty International issued a press release on 29 October 2010. This claims that: "this mass expulsion appears to have been carried out without consideration of people's right to claim asylum and in violation of Italy's obligations deriving from international law and standards on the matter of refugees and human rights."

 

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