Turkey-Greece: More Than 33,000 Apprehensions In Turkey


"Since January until July 21, 33,396 people were apprehended or intercepted while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece.

According to data from the Turkish Coast Guard, Turkish Armed Forces and UNHCR, 79 per cent of interceptions and rescues occurred at sea, 21 per cent on land borders. Of the total, 68 per cent of people intercepted were Syrians and 20 per cent were from Afghanistan"


See the article: Turkey-Greece: More Than 33,000 Apprehensions In Turkey (News That Moves, link)

And: UNHCR report on interceptions and death/missing (pdf)

 

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