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Scissors Raised in Symbolic Gesture on Migration in Bulgaria

On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, German activists wanted to symbolically cut the wire fence along the Bulgarian-Turkish border - a sign that refugees are welcome. More than 100 German activists...

by Bulgarian Helsinki Committee

On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, German activists wanted to symbolically cut the wire fence along the Bulgarian-Turkish border - a sign that refugees are welcome. More than 100 German activists negotiated with the director of the border police, Zaharin Penov, to be allowed to put on a performance in close proximity to the fence, but without any success. In the end, the activists symbolically raised scissors in front of the border police officers.

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