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10 Facts You Need To Know About Europe's "Migrant Crisis"

The EU-Turkey Deal essentially seeks to put an end to refugees, asylum seekers and migrants crossing from Turkey to Greece by returning the majority to Turkey. 

It is now one year since the deal was made and today we see EU leaders trying to go even further in these destructive and discriminatory policies. Right now they are attempting to implement more deterrence measures: increased number of detention centres, easing the possibility of deportation of vulnerable people, and limiting access to the right to claim asylum.

This video highlights 10 facts you really need to know about Europe's so-called refugee crisis in order to fully understand how short-sighted and unacceptable the EU-Turkey Deal is.

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