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Volunteers lead resistance to Belgium's hard line on migrants

Over the past few months, Belgium seems to have hardened its migration policy. In addition to a wave of arrests, the government sent a number of Sudanese migrants back home, where they were allegedly tortured. Pulling the strings is Theo Francken from the Flemish separatist NVA party. Francken, the Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration, has as many admirers as detractors. Faced with his tough stance, volunteers are doing what they can to help migrants in Belgium. Our correspondents report.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Gaëlle Essoo and Jimena Morales-Velasco.

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