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Top EU court says eastern states broke law by refusing to host refugees

Reuters Thursday, 2 April 2020
The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing to host their assigned share of refugees to ease the burden on southern peers like Greece following a spike in arrivals from 2015.
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The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic had broken the law by refusing to host refugees to help ease the burden on southern states such as Greece and Italy after a surge in migrant arrivals from 2015. Emer McCarthy reports.

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