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Open Letter to Bulgarian Authorities and Frontex

Date 23 May, 2023
Category Press Release

We, the undersigned, are writing to urge you to fulfil the fundamental rights obligations Bulgaria are bound by under the Law on Asylum and Refugees, Article 18 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, Directive 2013/32/EU, the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, namely the right to asylum and to a full and fair individualised assessment with the right to appeal for a group of 103 members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light. We reiterate that all persons should be guaranteed access to EU territory to apply for international protection, regardless of their individual claim.

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