Author Topic: Along the migrant trail, pressure grows to close Europe’s open borders  (Read 712 times)

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/along-the-migrant-trail-pressure-grows-to-close-europes-open-borders/2015/11/02/31fdfc30-7cc2-11e5-bfb6-65300a5ff562_story.html

SENTILJ, Slovenia — With Slovenia behind them and Austria just ahead, the asylum seekers shoved at the metal barriers blocking their path and chanted a plea into the smoky night air: “We want to go!”

Nearly 1,000 people had been waiting all day for the border crossing to open, penned into a no-man’s land by twitchy troops armed with pistols and assault rifles who met requests for food or water with stern commands and glares icy enough to match the fast-falling temperature.

“We’ve already spent two nights outside,” said Galia Ali, pointing to her severely disabled 8-year-old son, who lay shivering on a blanket near a dwindling fire. “If we’re still here in the morning, he’ll be dead.”
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