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Evidence Mounts That Bulgarian Police Abusing Refugees

Rights groups are increasingly alarmed at what they say is a pattern of systematic violent abuse of refugees by Bulgarian police and have documented dozens of alleged cases in which asylum-seekers traveling through Bulgaria have been beaten and robbed. It isn’t difficult to find refugees who have traveled through Bulgaria to narrate stories of alleged police abuse. In the Serbian border town of Dimitrovgrad and in what Belgrade residents are calling Afghan Park, it is harder to find...

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