The Dublin Pitfall (2015)

Gohderz, Yasmin, Mohamed, Salah and Jenny fled to Europe for their lives from the civil war in Syria. They fled war only to live in harsher conditions in Europe. After a couple of years in Turkey, where they were considered as a guests with no access to education, health care or the job market, many heard that Sweden –a member of the European Union- was giving permanent residency to Syrians… but only if they reach the Swedish soil. With no legal option to reach Sweden, thousands of Syrians crossed the Turkish-Bulgarian border between the summer and winter of 2013, only to learn later that the first European country they are registered in is, by European law, the only one where they can apply for and be granted asylum. Bulgaria, on the other side, is one of Europe’s poorest countries... read more
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