Several hundred people demonstrated against refugees at Czech-German border in Cínovec

Several hundred people from the Czech Republic and Germany demonstrated against the acceptance of refugees at the former customs house on the Czech-German border at Cínovec-Zinnwald. Some 80 migrants from Syria, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan should be accomodated in the former customs house on the German side of the border, turned into an asylum facility with a capacity of up to 110 places. The migrants, who will have already passed through detention camps, should arrive there at the end of September or the beginning of October. According to the mayor of Dubí, a Czech town close to the border, the migrants will not be allowed to enter the territory of the Czech Republic.

Author: Ruth Fraňková