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EU-Turkey deal could have 'problematic knock-on effect': UN

Migrants from Pakistan wait to enter the Moria camp for migrants and refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos on March 21, 2016The UN human rights chief voiced alarm Thursday over an EU-Turkey deal to slow migrant arrivals to Europe, saying it had legal flaws and contradictions that could have global repercussions. The European Union and Ankara struck a deal nearly a week ago aiming to cut off the sea crossing from Turkey to the Greek islands, which bore the brunt of a refugee wave last year. Under the agreement, which took effect Sunday, all migrants landing on the Greek islands face being sent back to Turkey, although the deal calls for each case to be examined individually.

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