Refugees in Germany – level 2
Germany is EU’s biggest recipient of refugees. It expects the number of migrants to reach 800,000 this year.
This, however, causes problems. In the first half of this year alone, people recorded some 150 attacks, including arson, on refugee shelters.
There was a second night of fights outside a refugee centre in Dresden. Police used tear gas and pepper spray to stop the violence.
Difficult words: refugee (a person who had to leave his or her country), arson (the crime of setting something on fire), shelter (a safe place).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this fighting?
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