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Manolada shooting victims given protected status

Prosecutor orders strawberry pickers who came under fire to be deemed victims of human trafficking
Supreme Court Prosecutor Ioannis Tentes orders that the strawberry pickers who were shot when they demanded six months’ backpay be awarded status as trafficking victims, effectively imposing an indefinite ban on their possible deportation. Meanwhile, the three foremen charged with numerous counts of attempted murder, grievous bodily harm, human trafficking and illegal possession and use of weapons faced magistrate

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