Prisoners of Europe

Syrians refugees in Bulgaria

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Days are very long in Harmanli and the youngsters in the refugee camp spend their days hanging around, waiting, or playing football. March 2014/Daniela SALA
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Yasser (left) in his room in Harmanli camp with Wissam, a Syrian with Palestinian origins(right). March 2014/Daniela SALA

Young and stuck: Syrians in Bulgaria

Due to Dublin regulation, hundreds of Syrians are stuck in the poorest country of the European Union where facilities for refugees are very poor and the chance to find a job and build a new life are extremely low / Emilia USKI AUDINO and Daniela SALA

Accommodation centers

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Voenna Rampa centre is located in a former industrial neighborhood in the outskirt of Sofia. Living condition here are very poor. March 2014/Daniela SALA

The wall and the push-backs

Stories of asylum seekers pushed back from Bulgaria /Emilia USKI AUDINO and Daniela SALA
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Frontex officers patrolling the area close to the border. March 2014/Daniela SALA
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A young Syrian in Harmanli refugee camp. March 2014/Daniela SALA

Uncertain futures

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A child shirt drying in the sun in Harmanli refugee camp. March 2014/Daniela SALA
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Mouhamed sitting in the classroom where he teaches English to children in Harmanli refugee camp. March 2014/Daniela SALA
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A statue representing the European Union in the city of Harmanli, few meters from the refugee camp. Marc 2014/Daniela SALA

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