“Fences are not an alternative,” we heard in times of migration crisis. ′′Migration can’t be stopped”, they said. So why are so many EU states building fences? And why is it even praise for some of them now? Judge for yourself…
Greece just built a fence on its complete land border with Turkey.
Poland just started the fence status on the border with Belarus.
Lithuania and Latvia just started the fence status on the border with Belarus.
Estonia started building fence on the border with Russia last year.
Denmark built a fence on the border with Germany in 2019, but (at least officially) due to the spread of African swine fever…
Lithuania built a fence and border with Russia in 2017.
Norway built a fence on the Arctic border with Russia in 2016.
Slovenia built a fence on the border with Croatia in 2016.
Austria built a fence on the border with Slovenia and Italy in 2016.
Macedonia built a fence at the border with Greece in November 2015.
Bulgaria built a fence at the Turkish border in 2014.
Spain built a fence around its enclaves Ceuta and Mellila in North Africa in 2005.
But I bet the only fence you heard about was the Hungarian one… That fence at the border with Serbia and later Croatia from September 2015…