Hungary debates xenophobia - one third would block refugees


In Hungary a new survey says almost every third person would deny refugees entry into the country, regardless of their status of persecution, country of origin or colour of skin. The results of the opinion poll have sparked a debate over xenophobia among Hungarians.

Sándor Laczkó of Radio Budapest spoke to sociologist Endre Sik, the head of the project at the polling organisation TARKI. He says the results are not surprising..