Britain starts to deport migrants from Cyprus base

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Britain starts to deport migrants from Cyprus base

"Britain yesterday began the process of deporting migrants camped at a British military base in Cyprus, triggering the threat of a mass hunger strike. Members of the group, which crossed the Mediterranean from Lebanon on two small boats almost three weeks ago, were warned in a letter that they would be returned to Beirut because they had chosen not to claim asylum in Cyprus. They were given a week to set out why they should not be sent back."

 

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  • Haynes, Deborah and Michael Theodoulou. "Britain starts to deport migrants from Cyprus base", The Times, November 9, 2015. 
  • Frontiers/Borders
  • Immigration policies
  • Immigration policy
  • Migration management
  • Mobility/Immobility
  • Securitization
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