Left Behind: The UK has turned away hundreds of Afghan commandos paid and trained by the British military. Some had complained about or say they witnessed war crimes by the same UK forces who were given veto power over their applications, with insiders warning of a conflict of interest
Frontex has shared locations of migrant boats with Libya’s coast guard more than 2,000 times in three years – despite watching them whip, beat and shoot at passengers
President Bashar al-Assad is demolishing opposition neighbourhoods in order to create a shiny new Syria – one in which dissent never existed – and reward his cronies with the spoils
The EU’s border agency Frontex and the Maltese government are systematically sharing coordinates of refugee boats trying to escape Libya with a vessel operated by a militia linked to Russia, human trafficking, war crimes and smuggling.
Taking apart the secretive fraud detection algorithm that scores half of France’s population but pursues the most vulnerable.
As more people try to reach Western Europe through the Balkans, taking increasingly dangerous routes to evade border police, many are dying without a trace
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