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Road to EU refuge strewn with thorns

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By Euronews
Road to EU refuge strewn with thorns

After arriving in Greece, then passing through the non-EU Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia, refugees once more reaching European Union territory Hungary found they could not get any further. Italian RAI 1

Hungary is finishing a fence along its border with Serbia, a fence that is meant to stop people slipping into the EU’s internal passport-free Schengen area, which includes Germany, where so many refugees dream of going. Spanish TVE

On Tuesday alone, around a thousand people were rescued in the Mediterranean, a British ship participating in the EU’s Triton mission bringing them to the Sicilian port of Pozzallo. Italy is on the front line of the refugee crisis. France 2

Syrians are fleeing a country that has been at war for more than four years, setting out on an exhausting and dangerous journey to Europe. Swiss SF1 offers experts’ opinions on why they held on for so long but now have joined the exodus.