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Inside the Slovakian town hosting Austria's migrants

Austria is "outsourcing" some of its asylum seekers; it is expecting 80,000 by the end of the year - a significant number for a country of just 8.5 million.

In July, Slovakia agreed to house 500 of them temporarily to ease the pressure on Austria's overcrowded asylum processing centre at Traiskirchen, where conditions were described as scandalous by Amnesty International.

The first 100 have just been taken from Austria to Slovakia, as Bethany Bell reports.

  • 01 Oct 2015
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