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THREAD: Early March 1000s of asylum seekers were funneled to the TR border with GR at Evros. They've been called "invaders" & even “biological weapons”.

Who were the people at the fence?
What happened to them?
Where are they now?

@LHReports investigates
After Covid erupted & Turkey burned down their shelters & bussed them out of #Pazarkule, we followed. For a month we tracked 30 people from quarantine camps nr Syria to the Aegean coast & prison in Ankara.
Many came from Syria. Like Ibrahim (41) who tried to reach his wife and 3 kids in Germany. Or Rima (45), who was a nurse in Daraa, covered the impact of the war on video and is therefore seen as an anti-regime activist.
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THREAD A month ago this video 👇 went viral. Migrants were said to be deliberately harming children to win sympathy. We analysed the video, rebutted the false claim & confronted media spreading it.
First up, how do we know it's been a false claim? This video explains:
Our analysis confirms the location: Pazarkule border crossing between Turkey-Greece. The video is shot on a day that Greek and Turkish police fired teargas at migrants
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