Tag Archives: Border

29 April 2014

Human Rights Watch: Bulgaria summarily expels asylum seekers

On 29 April 2014, Human Rights Watch released a report in which it says that Bulgaria summarily returns Syrians, Afghans, and others from within Bulgaria and at the border with Turkey.

In order to prevent further arrivals, Bulgaria deployed an additional 1,500 police officers at the Turkish border. Frontex, the European Union’s border control agency, has also supplied guest guards from various EU member states. (more…)

Source: Human Rights Watch | Bulgaria: Asylum Seekers Summarily Expelled

21 April 2014

Protecting the Pakistan-Afghanistan border is a shared responsibility says Pakistan official

The Nation reported that Pakistan’s Foreign Office Spokesperson, Tasnim Aslam, stated that protecting the Pakistan and Afghanistan border is the shared responsibility of both countries. Currently, Pakistan carries the burden of protecting and managing the border, with more than twelve hundred posts and surveillance undertakings. Aslam also stated that Pakistan is interested in introducing a biometric system, however, Pakistan wants equal measures to be taken by NATO and Afghanistan to manage the border.

Source: The Nation | Pakistan demands Kabul, NATO for strong measures for protection of Pak-Afghan border