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A few weeks ago, footage showing asylum seekers, including young children, being rounded up, taken to sea and abandoned on a raft by the Greek Coast Guard was sent to The New York Times.
Matina Stevis-Gridneff, The Times’s bureau chief in Brussels, discusses how she proved the truth of the tip that a major European government was carrying out an illegal scheme risking the lives of civilians.
On today’s episode
Greece has said that it doesn’t ditch migrants at sea. But it was caught in the act.
The Times’s investigation into the video points to a slew of Greek, European Union and international law violations.
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Matina Stevis-Gridneff contributed reporting.
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