’10 attacks a day’ against refugees, shelters in 2016.

Hate crimes last year injured more than 500 asylum seekers, including 43 children, interior ministry says.

More than 2,500 refugees in Germany were attacked last year, according to a report by the interior ministry, raising fears over the safety of those who have fled war and persecution.

In a statement on Sunday, the interior minister citing police figures said that Germanyrecorded more than 3,500 attacks in total against refugees, migrants and their shelters last year, amounting to nearly 10 acts of anti-migrant violence a day.

The attacks left at least 560 people injured, including 43 children.

“People who have fled their home country and seek protection in Germany have the right to expect safe shelter,” the interior ministry said, according to the AFP news agency.

Source:- Aljazeera 

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