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In the former GDR, near the Baltic, immigrants are no longer welcome


REPORT - In Greifswald, Loitz and Upahl, the far right is mobilizing against the influx of Syrians, Ukrainians and Afghans.

Special envoy to Greifswald, Loitz and Upahl (Germany).

“Let's put an end to the infiltration of migrants and asylum seekers!

Refugees welcome, racism kills.

Between far-right supporters and anti-fascist movements, the tone was set Monday, May 27 in Greifswald, at the opening of a meeting of the municipal council devoted to a project to accommodate Syrians, Ukrainians and Afghans.

The police are more numerous than the 300 people present in the room.

Outbursts, vociferations and calls for calm punctuate the session.

“We lack accommodation for 1,600 people

,” summarizes Michael Sack, CDU chairman of the Greifswald regional district, responsible for their reception.

This pretty city of the Baltic welcomes itself 60,000 inhabitants.

After Saxony, mobilized in 2015 during the previous wave of refugees managed by Angela Merkel, this region of Mecklenburg-Pomerania (ex-GDR) constitutes, eight years later, the new epicenter of the German movement…

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Source: lefigaro

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