Germany's Cottbus refusing any more refugees

The city of Cottbus is the latest in a growing number of areas refusing to house any more refugees in Germany.

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    The city of Cottbus is the latest in a growing number of areas refusing to house any more refugees in Germany.

    The decision was criticised by activists and applauded by far-right groups, both of which descended on the city to protest their views.

    People in Cottbus say much of the criticism is unwarranted.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports.


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