From the Aegean to the English Channel – the refugees who are Europe’s shame

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syrian-refugees Refugees trapped Greek-Macedonia border

This weekend hundreds of  thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Europe to demand #SafePassage for the hundreds of thousands of refugees from war zones still trying to cross Europe to safety. But in the last few days middle Europe closed its doors: Austria, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary and Macedonia each took measures to ensure these refugees are either turned back to Greece or remain trapped in Greece, a country that has been bankrupted by the Euro Group and is doing its best, despite its dire financial circumstances, to help how it can. For a while Fortress Europe’s drawbridge was raised; now it seems it has not only closed, but the moat has been widened too…

According to a Guardian report

19 February: Austria imposes a daily limit of 3,200 people entering the country and restricts asylum applications to 80 a day.

21 February:…

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