Protest in cap­i­tal over mi­grant push-back claims

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on Syn­tagma Square on Satur­day fol­low­ing claims that coast guard of­fi­cers were tow­ing a ves­sel car­ry­ing 28 un­doc­u­mented mi­grants in the Aegean back to Tur­key when it cap­sized last week. Two peo­ple died and 10 women and chil­dren are still miss­ing. Fol­low­ing calls from rights groups and the UN for a probe into the claims, op­po­si­tion SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras called for an emer­gency Euro­pean Union sum­mit to re­view im­mi­gra­tion pol­icy.

Pro­test­ers gath­ered

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