Saturday, February 18, 2023

Bigots without compassion

 At least 18 people, including a child, have been found dead in Bulgaria in an abandoned lorry near the capital Sofia. Those discovered were from Afghanistan and were being smuggled to Serbia.

“There has been a lack of oxygen to those who were locked in this truck. They were freezing, wet, they have not eaten for several days.”

In the UK, five anti-migrant demonstrations are happening over this weekend and being promoted by the far-right groups Britain First and Patriotic Alternative.

“I fled Syria because of fear of death in my country and now I’m living in fear here,” said one asylum seeker.

One asylum seeker at the hotel in Dunstable said: “We are in a dangerous situation. We are at risk and are scared to go outside the hotel. Everyone is in stress..."

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