Denmark passes law to seize valuables from asylum seekers

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Refugees fleeing war have already lost so much, and now they could lose even more. The Danish parliament has backed a controversial proposal to seize their valuables.

Denmark says the legislation is a fair deal to make sure the migrants contribute to their upkeep. Critics say this law is meant to deter migrants from entering the country.

As Europe’s politicians struggle to find unity, the continent’s human corridor is narrowing as doors along the way are closing.

CCTV’s Guy Henderson reports from Berlin.

Denmark passes law to seize valuables from asylum seekers

Denmark passes law to seize valuables from asylum seekers

Refugees fleeing war have already lost so much, and now they could lose even more. The Danish parliament has backed a controversial proposal to seize their valuables.


Theresa Fallon on how Europeans can better cope with refugee crisis

CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar spoke to Theresa Fallon. She is with the European Institute for Asian Studies.

Theresa Fallon on how Europeans can better cope with refugee crisis

Theresa Fallon on how Europeans can better cope with refugee crisis

CCTV America's Asieh Namdar spoke to Theresa Fallon. She is with the European Institute for Asian Studies.