This week new laws sealed off the border between Serbia and Hungary, where thousands of Syrian and African refugees and migrants had previously passed through seeking asylum from their war-torn countries, many on their way to Germany. It remains to be seen how the bottleneck in Serbia will resolve as the situation continues to escalate. The issues are complex – from humanitarian obligation to national security.
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What the headlines read:
Migrant crisis: Clashes at Hungary-Serbia border (BBC)
Empathy and Angst in a German City Transformed by Refugees (The New York Times)
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There's a Book for That: Refugee / Migrant Crisis