Thomas

When he walks through the streets of Sofia Thomas is easly noticed. There are not many black people that decide to settle in Bulgaria. In general migrants coming from Turkey, try to cross the country as quickly as possible. They can pay thousands of euro to any passeur, taxi driver, or to the same authority,
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The mayor of Shtit

From the hilltops overlooking the village of Shtit, on the eastern border of Bulgaria, the former mayor of the town shows us the fence that divides Bulgaria from Turkey, built in the last years thanks to European Union funds. A 3m double-fence covered by barbed barbed wire and protected by observation towers and a video
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Push Back

Shtit is small village of one hundred citizens close to the Turkish-Bulgarian border: a few houses, a small hotel-restaurant and a Bulgarian border police station. This place is the starting point for patrols in search of migrants at the border. Border policemen shall allow migrants to seek asylum, though, what most of them tell, is
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Computer Guy

Ahmed – fictitious name since the person want to remain anonymous – is from Iran and speaks English fluently. He studied abroad and refers to himself as “computer guy”. We meet him outside the reception center of Ovcha Kupel in the outskirts of Sofia, in a neighbourhood where there’s nothing but a cafe, a park
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