Sweden and Denmark crack down on refugees at borders
On the 4th of January 2016, Sweden and Denmark finally tightened border controls on the Oresund Bridge, linking Malmo in Sweden to Copenhagen in Denmark, a main daily commute used by Danes and Swedes.
Announced by the end of 2015 these measures are aiming to contain the influx of Refugees coming from Germany and passing through Denmark to reach Sweden, which gathers the highest rate of asylum application compared to its population.
However, besides considerably obstruct everyday life, these border controls are going against the Schengen Agreement and the open-border system adopted in the 1950’s.
Moreover, similar to “domino effect” putting in danger the Schengen Agreement and as a reaction to this decision, Denmark also started controls at its border with Germany, in order not to become a main destination for Refugees.
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