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The Greek coast guard reported that Turkish vessels tried to escort migrant boats into Greek territorial waters | Source: Screenshot from the website of the Hellenic Coast Guard, April 2, 2021
File photo: Migrants on a Greek island waiting to be transferred to the mainland | Photo: Eurokinissi/dpa/picture-alliance
Reports of alleged pushbacks in the Aegean Sea have been mounting over 2020 | Photo: AegeanBoatReport
From file: Aerial view of the former Moria migrant camp on Lesbos | Photo : EPA/Dimitris Tosidis
The island of Lesbos with its Kara Tepe camp has had a bout of severe winter weather | Photo: Elias Marcou/REUTERS
Greek Minister of Migration and Asylum, Notis Mitarakis, referred to allegations of Greek pushbacks 'fake news' | Source: YouTube screenshot
Frontex is assisting various national coast guard forces across the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/K. Nietfeld
From file: Migrants arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos, March 2020 | Photo: Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis
Archive: Migrants being transferred from the island of Leros to mainland Greece, November 1, 2019 | Photo: EPA/STRATIS BALASKAS
Adults and minors refugees and migrants stand behind razor wire at Kara Tepe camp on Lesbos island, Greece on September 19, 2020 | Photo: EPA/Vangelis Papantonis
A migrant boat near the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Z.Balogh
Kara Tepe transit site on the Greek islands of Lesbos in 2016 | Credit: Better Shelter