There are allegations of migrants being turned away at some of the EU’s land and sea borders without an opportunity to apply for international protection as well as heavy-handed treatment by authorities in some instances.
Other issues concerning fundamental rights, affected also by measures to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, include:
Placing asylum-seeking children, unaccompanied or with families, in detention facilities or restricting their free movement.
This migration bulletin covers 1 January until 30 June 2021.
FRA regularly collects data on migration since September 2015.
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