EU court rules three countries broke law over refugee quotas

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Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland failed to comply with 2015 programme, ECJ says

The European Union’s top court has ruled that the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland broke EU law by refusing to comply with a refugee quota programme launched after well over a million people entered the bloc, most fleeing war in Syria and Iraq.

In an emergency move in 2015, EU nations agreed to relocate up to 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece as those two countries buckled under the number of arrivals. Five years on, Greece is still struggling to manage the burden, with thousands of people held in deplorable conditions on the Greek islands.

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