Greece will cease taking back refugees under the controversial Dublin Regulation, as the country’s limited capacities to host people are already on the brink of collapse, the Greek migration minister announced in an interview.
Thousands of migrants are trying to reach Europe to escape war zones in the Middle East, and poverty and turmoil in Africa. Germany has suspended the Dublin regulation - a system where asylum seekers must make their applications in the first EU country they reach - for Syrians. So what are the rules governing immigration to the EU and should the system be restructured to make it fairer to all of the member nations? Video journalist: Marcus Thompson. Voiced by Emilia Papadopoulos