'Terrified' locals voice anger in remote European town where 1 in 3 will soon be a refugee

'Terrified' locals voice anger in remote European town where 1 in 3 will soon be a refugee
 

Protests against the refugee camp in Harmanli have gathered pace in recent weeks.
The expansion plan to add hundreds of more refugees will see the capacity of the centre exceed 3,000, in a town with less than 10,000 residents.
Officials plan to eventually expand this to nearly 5,000 - meaning that one in three of those in the small remote Bulgarian town could be a refugee in the next year. 
Locals voiced anger at a protest on the weekend, amid accusations that recent Middle Eastern migrants had wreaked havoc and made it dangerous to go out at night.
At the moment, the Harmanli centre... read more

 
3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 43
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