Europe has built barriers six times the length of the Berlin Wall since 1989

Alice Tidey, euronews, 6 november 2019 - In the three decades since the fall of the Berlin Wall, European countries have built about 1,000 kilometres of border walls and fences. That amounts to six times the length of the Berlin Wall, the Amsterdam-based Transnational Institute (TNI) flagged in a new report on Tuesday, adding that most have been built since 2015 when Syria's civil war — and the migrant crisis — was at its height. [...]