Bulgaria’s Controversial Plan To Keep Out Syrian Refugees

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With the ongoing Syrian civil war, more than 18,000 refugees have crossed the Turkish-Bulgaria border. Now, Bulgaria is tightening up its borders.

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Bulgaria Puts Up a New Wall, but This One Keeps People Out
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/06/world/europe/bulgaria-puts-up-a-new-wall-but-this-one-keeps-people-out.html?_r=0
“Less than two decades after the painstaking removal of a massive border fence designed to keep people in, Bulgarian authorities are just as painstakingly building a new fence along the rugged Turkish border, this time to keep people out.”

Bulgaria Looks to Border Fence to Stem Surge in Refugees
http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702304384104579141451556508292
“Bulgaria, struggling to cope with a massive surge of refugees from Syria and elsewhere, has approved the construction of a swath of new fencing along its border with Turkey in the latest bid to show it can secure the frontier ahead of fresh talks on joining Europe’s passport-free travel zone.”

Bulgaria to extend fence at Turkish border to bar refugee influx
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/14/us-bulgaria-turkey-fence-idUSKBN0KN1JG20150114
“More than 18,000 refugees, mainly from Syria’s civil war, have crossed the border from Turkey to seek asylum in Bulgaria in the past two years, increasing the pressure on the EU’s poorest member state, data from the interior ministry showed.”

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