Migrants Seek Damages |for Macedonia Expulsions

     (AP) — Eight asylum-seekers are taking legal action against Macedonia for expelling them back into Greece after they worked their way across the border.
     The migrant advocacy group ProAsyl said it helped the group file a complaint Monday with the Council of Europe’s Court of Human Rights.
     Karl Kopp of the Frankfurt, Germany-based group did not identify the plaintiffs, but told The Associated Press Thursday the asylum-seekers were from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
     Kopp says they would be entitled financial compensation, if the court rules in their favor.
     The March 14 incident occurred along a rugged stretch of the Greek-Macedonian border when hundreds of migrants and refugees who had forced their way across were detained and then expelled.

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