Orban mobilizes Hungary's troops, prisoners, jobless to fence out migrants




 
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Orban mobilizes Hungary's troops, prisoners, jobless to fence out migrants
 
September 23rd, 2015  
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Orban mobilizes Hungary's troops, prisoners, jobless to fence out migrants
By Balazs Koranyi SAROK, Hungary (Reuters) - Built in a matter of weeks by soldiers, prison laborers and cadres of the unemployed, a vast new wall along Balkan frontiers is a monument to the ruthless efficiency with which Prime Minister Viktor Orban has mobilized Hungary against migrants. Orban describes the arrival of hundreds of thousands of refugees and other migrants in Europe this year from Asia, Africa and the Middle East as an attack on the continent's Christian welfare model. Until last week, most trekked through Hungary, the main overland entry route into the EU's border-free Schengen zone from the Balkan peninsula, which they cross after arriving by dinghy in Greece.




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