1st EU CITIZEN PUSHBACK CASE AT ECHR: CHALLENGING EU’S RACIST BORDER POLICIES
In 2021, a young French citizen and her husband were illegally pushed back from Greece to Turkey, where they were imprisoned for over six years. ENAR is supporting front-LEX’s efforts in representing the victims in this first-ever case of an EU citizen pushback. As the trial unfolds at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), it represents an opportunity to expose and legally challenge the fundamentally racist nature of the EU’s border policies.
Read more about front-LEX’s strategic litigation work on the case in the update below:front-LEX_Advocacy_Racialized-Pushback