More than 200,000 illegal pushbacks at European external borders in 2022

Last year, at least 225,533 pushbacks were carried out at Europe’s external borders. 11.11.11 states this based on its own counts. “The European pushbacks are illegal mismanagement resulting in deaths,” emphasizes director Els Hertogen. The illegal pushbacks killed at least 77 people last year, according to 11.11.11.