60,000 protest Britian’s policies on migrants

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel had to defend her decision to accept thousands of unregistered refugees to members of her own party in Berlin on Saturday. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London, calling on the British government to help migrants more.CCTV’s Richard Bestic filed this report.

60,000 protest Britian's policies on migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel had to defend her decision to accept thousands of unregistered refugees to members of her own party in Berlin on Saturday. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London, calling on the British government to help migrants more. CCTV's Richard Bestic filed this report.

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  • The numbers alone send a message to the UK government. As many as 60,000 people protesting against Britain’s refugee intake. Dismissed here as a failure to respond to the scale of the refugee crisis sweeping Europe.
  • For most on the march the refugee crisis appeared to underscore fundamental differences between them and the government.