PBS NewsHour

Greek authorities crackdown on pro-refugee nonprofits

Clip: 07/26/2021 | 7m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

Police in Greece’s most eastern islands have launched a human-trafficking prosecution against nonprofits that help asylum seekers try to avoid being pushed back at sea to Turkey. The move is being seen as part of a wider effort by some European countries to criminalize humanitarian organizations as the Greek coast guard defends its pushback efforts. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

Aired: 07/26/21

Rating: NR

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